Matty graduated from his Masters of Clinical Exercise Rehabilitation in 2014 and has spent the past 7 years acquiring knowledge on how the human body moves, both when healthy and injured, to help him hone his skills as a rehabilitation practitioner.
Matty opened Evolve in 2015 (formerly known as Reformed) with a simple goal in mind - to provide a place that every single person, regardless of their age or fitness level, would feel comfortable exercising at. 
Matty loves enabling people to perform to their bodies peak potential through meaningful movement. His speciality is chronic pain (particularly low back pain and shoulder pain) and loves working with clients to improve their mental health through exercise.


darcy swayn

Darcy completed her Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2022 and after completing placement and landing her dream job, quickly rose the ranks as a fan favourite at Evolve.

Darcy enjoys working closely with a range of different clinical backgrounds to help them achieve their goals and enjoy exercise, taking particular interest in those with neurological disabilities.

A competitive beast, she has grown up playing and coaching netball on the Mornington Peninsula and you’ll find her playing for Pines FNC on every Saturday.


brandon quinn

Brandon graduated from his Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2024 and worked as a personal trainer at Evolve, as well as a group fitness instructor at BFT during his time at university, which allowed him to work on skills which ensure the best outcomes for his clients.
Brandon takes great joy in helping clients work on themselves and achieving their personal goals through exercise, with a keen interested in helping people live with neurological pathologies by improving physical, social and psychological qualities through various exercise interventions.
Brandon employs a client-centred approach to his practice and notes the importance of the biopsychosocial model when consulting with clients.

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campbell pickett

Campbell has completed his placement at Evolve whilst studying his bachelors in Sport & Exercise Science, and became a permanent member of the team once graduated.

His passion for exercise and health grew after sustaining an injury which resulted in him spending a large amount of time with various health professionals, and deciding he wanted to help others recover from their injuries.

Campbell grew up playing football and tennis, but you'll now find him at the gym powerlifting where he trains to compete. He aspires to become an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Strength & Conditioning Coach.

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 Zoe Williams

Zoe is a proud mum of two children who loves to run and keep moving for her mental and physical wellbeing. She's a strong believer in moving for mental health as well as physical, and moving for what we can gain, rather than what we want to lose.

Zoe has prescribed exercise as medicine for over 10 years to many population groups, and has found her passion in empowering soon to be and new mothers and improving education in perinatal exercise, as well as women's health in general.

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elly donald

Elly completed her Bachelor's degree in Exercise and Sport Science and is currently studying a Doctorate of Physiotherapy at Monash University. Having always been interested in the human body and how it moves, Elly knew she needed to combine her passion for helping others with her love of exercise.

After dealing with many injuries herself spending 3 years as a professional cricketer, Elly hopes to use her experience and knowledge to help others achieve their health goals from fitness to rehabilitation and anything in between.

With a strong belief in movement as medicine, you'll often find Elly out on her bike, hitting the golf course or taking her two fur babies out on adventures... when she's not at the studio!

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emily murphy

Emily has a great deal of compassion and empathy for all of her clients; at age seventeen, she was devastated to receive a diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Determined to regain strength and maintain quality of life, she studied and graduated Exercise Sports Science and then finally her Masters of Clinical Exercise & Rehabilitation in June 2024.

The knowledge Emily gained over her time studying, as well as her practice through her placements, have enabled her to regain her fitness and health, which has led to her developing a passion of helping others improve their quality of life. Not just a team member at Evolve, Em is also a keen soccer player. 

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Sophie strachan

Sophie loves working with people. Our French-Canadian maestro began her working life with a job as a flight attendant, which gave her the opportunity to travel the world, meet some incredible humans and discover new cultures.
Since calling Australia home, Sophie gained qualifications as a PT, spin instructor, Pilates instructor, health coach and her latest Diploma in Clinical Pilates. Sophie loves having fun teaching and is always looking for new challenges. Don’t let her smile fool you, and it’s all smoke and mirrors as she turns up the heat!
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gemma jenkin

Gemma has been a dancer for 20 years, performing ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary and theatrical. She graduated at 18 with 2 diplomas in classical ballet and performing arts, and has quite literally travelled the world performing (including Tokyo Disneyland)!
Fitness has always been a part of Gemma's life, and moved from dancing to Pilates, boxing and barre, working in multiple locations. A busy mum of 3 beautiful children, Gemma loves teaching her kids (and others) the importance of health and keeping fit, particularly looking after our minds and bodies.
An advocate for mental health awareness, Gemma takes any opportunity to bring mental health awareness to the forefront. Warning though - she's your typical instructor who's horrible at counting, so get ready for many, many reps and maybe even a few more to make sure you're burning.


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