Jake’s passion for competition and sport lead him to coaching. Jake has a strong background in Exercise Science and a vast knowledge in sports injury rehabilitation and prevention. Jake has a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science from Penn State University. He also holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and works with athletes on a daily basis to help promote injury prevention. Jake was an All-American distance runner for Penn State University and has run 2:36 at the Boston Marathon. Jake is a successful triathlete at all distances. He was ranked #1 in the Northwest in the half Ironman Distance and was named a USAT All American. Jake is a 3 time Ironman finisher with a personal best at Ironman Canada 2007 of 9:52, earning him 41st overall (6th age-group) and an Ironman Hawaii World Championship qualifying slot. Seven weeks later Jake took his fitness and dreams to another level and completed 140.6 miles in the windy and hot conditions of Kona in 10:30.