Blake is in his second year as a graduate assistant athletic trainer with the Wolfpack Cross Country and Track & Field programs. Blake is currently enrolled in the Parks, Recreation, Tourisum and Sports Management master's program. He is originally from Grand Rapids, MI, and graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training. As a student Blake gained clinical experience with GVSU football, Jenison and Zeeland East High Schools, The Center of Physical Rehabilitation and North Ottawa Community Hospital. Blake is certified by the Board of certification and is licensed to practice as an athletic trainer in the state of North Carolina.