Born and raised in Indiana, Jake’s childhood revolved around sports. His participation taught him the life skills he values most today: honesty, hard work and integrity.
New opportunties later led Jake to Los Angeles where he founded Ireland Ventures. As an entrepreneur, Jake uses his expertise to develop startup companies, while also driving significant growth in existing sports, entertainment and fitness-related companies.
The Indiana native founded Elite Sports Club in 2015 to combine his passion for sports and a commitment to inspire today’s youth. He fully understands the power of athletics, and its ability to educate children about teamwork, tenacity and the community. Jake’s mission is to guide each child to achieve their goals in both athletics and life, through being a member of Elite Sports Club.
Jake earned a Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in Exercise Science & Kinesiology and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Midwestern University.