Eiffel Gilyana

Fitness and Wellness Director / Fitness & Wellness

Eiffel Gilyana

Fitness and Wellness Director / Fitness & Wellness

Our Fitness & Wellness Director Eiffel Gilyana joined our JCA family as a personal trainer in 2009. With a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Sports Science, as well as his master’s degree in Sports Biomechanics, Eiffel began working in the fitness industry in 1997.

Specializing in personal training, elite athletic strength and conditioning, gym layout design, and club management, Eiffel is a former competitive soccer player and nationally ranked bodybuilder. A passionate leader and role model to our JCA community, Eiffel says he is always sure to never take anything for granted and to stay positive even in difficult times.  Eiffel says our JCA community is his family and his home away from home – he is passionate about sharing his knowledge of fitness and wellness with our valued members and staff.

Outside of the JCA, Eiffel is the Health and Wellness Advisor for Task Force Hydro 1, a non-profit that serves veterans and first responders. Multi-lingual, Eiffel’s native tongue is Aramaic and he speaks fluent Arabic and Kurdish, he is also learning Hebrew. 

When Eiffel is not at the JCA, chances are he’s exercising or in competition with his incredible athletic abilities. Eiffel is a novice surfer, Spartan 10K Super Race finisher and an Outrigger Canoe competitor, completing a 150-mile open ocean outrigger paddling challenge in the summer of 2022.

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