General Manager, Memphis JCC

Anthony Slayen is general manager at the Memphis JCC in Memphis, TN. Previously, he was vice president of operations and innovation at the Valley of the Sun JCC. Before that, he worked as a continental fitness, wellness and membership consultant with the JCC Association. He has worked in the health and fitness industry for more than 25 years, starting as a personal trainer and later overseeing senior programs and managing a host of successful for-profit health clubs.

Slayen has a teaching diploma from the Wingate Institute for Physical Education in Israel and a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and sport from Portland State University. He is a rowing and cycle instructor and an Israeli Defense Forces physical training instructor.

Slayen has participated on national advisory panels and nonprofit committees. He is on the industry advisory panel of the American Council on Exercise.