Scott is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a B.S. degree in Clinical Nutrition and also holds an M.S. degree in Applied Physiology (Exercise Physiology) from Penn State University. He is a Registered Dietitian (R.D.) through the American Dietetic Association. Scott is currently the Director of the Health & Fitness Center at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, NJ and also an adjunct professor of Health and Physical Education at FDU and at SUNY Purchase College.
Scott maintains a private practice as a nutritionist, physiologist, and coach. He has served as a nutrition consultant to a number of elite athletes and professional athletic teams including the New York Knicks, New Jersey Devils, and former New Jersey Metrostars.
Additionally, he is an experienced running coach having served as the Head Men’s and Women’s Cross-Country Coach at SUNY Purchase College and as the Head Running Coach for the Northern NJ Chapter of the Team-In-Training Program with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Scott is also a frequent contributing writer and nutrition and fitness consultant to a number of publications including Runner’s World magazine and the Star Ledger newspaper.
On a personal note, Scott has been a competitive runner for over 20 years. He is a veteran of more than 25 marathons and has also completed two Ironman distance triathlons. He is an avid outdoor enthusiast and accomplished rock climber, mountaineer, and kayaker. He is a licensed rock climbing guide and member of the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA).