Blake is from Okotoks and grew up playing in OMHA before heading to Cochrane and Stavely for three years to play Junior in the HJHL. He also attended Olds College where he received a diploma in Land Acquistion and Management.
After college, Blake began coaching in the Okotoks Oilers Athletic Association (OOAA). He has coached at vaious levels including Minor Midget AAA, Bantam AAA, Bantam AA, and Pee Wee AA. He is now currently the Assistant Coach for the Olds Grizzlys Jr A Hockey Club in the AJHL.
Blake has worked for Skillz SSC for the past six years, and is a professional treadmill skating instructor. He also manages both Skillz SSC locations (Blackfoot and Springbank).
Blake lives in Okotoks with his wife Randi, sons Keigan and Kohen, and daughters Gabrielle and Grace.