Jake Naas joined the sports medicine team in the winter of 2013. He currently works as an assistant athletic trainer with Illinois' football team. Before coming to the University of Illinois, Jake worked in athletic training for the Seattle Mariners organization.
He obtained his master's degree from Virginia Tech where he received his M.S. in Sports Medicine in 2010. There he also served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer with Virginia Tech football.
Prior to this, he attended the University of Illinois where he received his bachelor of science in athletic training in 2009. Jake has also had the opportunity to work with the Buffalo Bills in summer camp as an athletic training intern.
Jake is married to tennis athletic trainer Meaghan Naas.
Updated July 2013