Jake Taber

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Head Men's & Women's Swim & Dive Coach
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Jake Taber teaches Sport Management, which focuses on the business aspects of sport in society. He approaches the course as a blend of his formal education as a management major at Hope and his personal and professional passions.

He came to Hope in 2018 from Albion College, where he led the Albion men to top-25 finishes in the NCAA Division III championships for his last three seasons.


  • M.A., sports studies, Western Michigan University, 2009
  • B.A., management, Hope College, 2004

Outside the college

Jake and his wife Kelly (a physical education major who was an all-region softball player) graduated from Hope together. They live in Holland with their four young children. 

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Jake Taber

Phone Number616.395.7070

DeVos Fieldhouse 222 Fairbanks Avenue Holland, MI 49423
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