Jake Douglas is the new Esports Coach beginning in Spring 2023. He first came to SRC in September 2022 as a Business Analyst in the Information Services department.
Originally from Plymouth, IL, Jake is finishing his bachelor’s degree in Organization Development at Eastern Illinois University in spring 2023, and will start graduate school at Eastern Illinois University in summer 2023 in the Talent Development program. Prior to arriving at SRC, he worked 20 years between the grocery, insurance, and warehousing industries.
Jake has been an avid video gamer since the early 1990’s, starting with Super Mario Bros. and Duck Hunt, and continues to play games on his Xbox and PC, including Elden Ring, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and the Total War series.
Jake currently resides in Canton, and has three daughters that live in Seneca, IL. When not working, he enjoys traveling to his daughters’ school and sports events, playing frisbee golf, and reading.
For more information, email Esports coach or call 309-649-6315. For those interested in being part of the club, fill out the online application today!