With over 20 years of competitive racing, and graduate degrees in exercise physiology, biomechanics, and physical therapy, Jake is uniquely positioned to provide expert level advice to novice and elite runners who aspire to take their training to the next level.
Oregon Board Certified Physical Therapist
Doctorate of Physical Therapy - University of Washington
Master's of Science - Boise State University
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Jake is a Portland native, and brings over 20 years of running experience to his physical therapy practice. He raced in college for Willamette University, earning All-American honors in cross country and track, and has continued running competitively ever since, completing the New York, Chicago, and Boston Marathons. In addition to the doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) degree he earned at the University of Washington, Jake received a Master’s degree (MS) from Boise State University where he worked as a graduate assistant in the exercise physiology and biomechanics lab.
Jake’s continuing education focus has been on restoring function to patient’s lives, and has extensive training in manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, gait analysis, and bike fitting. His goal is to get you back to enjoying the things you love, as quickly as possible.
Jake’s other experiences include working in corporate wellness for Microsoft, Google, and Nintendo employees, teaching health education while living in India, and coaching cross country and track at the high school, collegiate, and post-collegiate levels. When not at the clinic, Jake loves spending time with his beautiful wife and daughter, coaching at Roosevelt high school, cycling, skiing, and traveling when possible.
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional
Consultations, Remote Coaching, Strength Training, Bike Fit, Run Analysis
Running, Personal Training, High School Cross Country