Board of Directors

The IHRSA Board of Directors is an experienced, intelligent team of industry leaders. They are chosen to serve IHRSA in particular and the fitness industry in general by providing guidance, strategic direction, and insight that has lasting global impact.

photo of Jim Worthington


Jim Worthington

Newtown Athletic Club

Newtown, PA

Jim is the owner of two clubs, the Newtown Athletic Club and the Horsham Athletic Club. He has been involved in the industry for over 40 years, and oversaw NAC's expansion from a 15,000-square-foot racquet club on 3 acres to a 250,000-square-foot health, wellness, and recreation complex on 25 acres.

Jim is a long-time supporter of IHRSA's advocacy efforts and educational events. He is a strong believer in giving back to the community and has strong ties with local charities, nonprofits, government agencies, and fellow clubs. He also served on the President's Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition from 2017-2021.

Jim will remain in an advisory role until December 31, 2021.