Meet the team

Alessandra Scutnik

Biography

Alessandra was born and raised in North Haven, CT as a competitive dancer-turned fitness professional. Her mother is also a fitness professional and both her parents have always encouraged a healthy lifestyle. She attended North Haven High School followed by Central Connecticut State University to obtain her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. Alessandra became a group exercise instructor at the age of 16, started personal training at the age of 19 and became the Fitness Manager at her university following that. After graduation she moved to San Diego, California to intern under Todd Durkin of Fitness Quest 10. It was there that she met Josh and started running outdoor bootcamps to officially co-found SD Evolution.

Certifications And Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science
  • 10 years in the fitness industry
  • ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

Accolades

  • Nationally Ranked USAPL 63kg Lifter
  • My Macros+ Sponsored Athlete
  • JUNK Brands Athlete

Josh Scutnik

Biography

Josh was born and raised in Colchester, CT and grew up as a tri-sport athlete. He ultimately turned his passion for sports into a career in the health/fitness industry. He attended Bacon Academy in Colchester follower by Central Connecticut State University to obtain his Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. He has worked as a personal trainer since the age of 19 at multiple commercial gyms but he has always had a dream of running his own business. Upon meeting Alessandra in San Diego, he left the commercial training behind to make a bigger impact on the fitness world.

Certifications And Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing
  • 9 years in the fitness industry
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • NASM Certified Nutritionist
  • NASM Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • NASM Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist
  • NASM Certified Behavior Change Specialist

Accolades

  • All-State HS Baseball
  • JUNK Brands Athlete