Jake is often referred to as the top hitting instructor in the entire country. His ability to understand the swing on a biophysical level and then translate that data in an easy to learn, understandable teaching system is what makes his results so extraordinary. Jake currently consults with 3 MLB organizations, has trained over 250 professional baseball players in addition to his countless number of NCAA baseball and softball stars.
Jake is a graduate of Cal State Fullerton, earning degrees in Business (Marketing) and Communications (Advertising).
His baseball experience includes four years of Division I college baseball (Missouri, Cal State Fullerton), earning all-conference honors in both the Big 12 and West Coast Conferences. His collegiate career was highlighted by leading the power-dominant Big 12 Conference in home runs (15) and RBI (55) as a sophomore at the University of Missouri. He holds the Big 12 record for the longest home run hit, 576′, in a Big 12 conference championship game (1998 in Oklahoma City).
He played one season in the Anaheim Angels organization, batting .336 and leading his team in several major offensive categories. He left after one year of professional baseball to pursue a business career as the Sales and Marketing Manager for Kemper Sports, at the Black Gold Golf Club in Yorba Linda, CA, before joining Mike Epstein Hitting in 2003.
Jake is the founder of the Epstein Online Academy and has been a full-time instructor since 2003. He currently has over 40 students in Professional Baseball and countless others at the collegiate level.