Blake was born and raised in Nashville, TN. He attended Goodpasture High School, where he played football, soccer, and tennis. He went on to play football at Tennessee State University where he studied Exercise Science. After college, Blake continued his football career playing professional arena football until 2014. Looking for something to scratch that competitive itch, he started competing in Strongman competitions and is now the Tennessee representative for Strongman Corporation. He even hosts his own annual competition. '
Blake has worked in the Health & Wellness, and fitness industries in Nashville through an array of avenues including personal training, group fitness, strength coaching, and nutrition coaching by working at different gyms and nutrition stores. He loves being able to help individuals on their health and wellness journey! Blake is one of the founding coaches of Praxis Strength and brings a unique background to our staff.