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Launchpad Coaching Staff

Jake Rosen

Jake Rosen

Founder & Lead Coach

Launchpad founder and head coach Jake Rosen has more than a decade of experience as a classroom teacher, academic and college advisor, and teenage life-coach. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Boston University and teaching English in Vietnam, Jake spent nine years teaching Global Studies, U.S. History, and the History of Music at NYC’s renowned Beacon School. He has also guided nearly 60 students (and their parents) through the college process including ESL students, first generation immigrants, and students with learning and behavioral issues.

Jake lives in Philadelphia with his wife and their French Bulldog, Bowie. He loves travelling (preferably via road trip), music, nature, and the Philadelphia Flyers.