High School Baseball
St. Francis High School, Alpharetta, GA (Coaches: Kyle Reese, Chris McRaney)
Lead team to first two GHSA State Playoff appearances including a Sweet 16 appearance. Was a 4 year Letterman, and still holds records for single season K’s, Wins, ERA and Saves, and career records for K’s, Wins, and ERA.
Allen played summer baseball in the East Cobb program growing up. At 15u and 16u, Allen played for the East Cobb Astros helping lead those teams to 8 National Championships including 4 Perfect Game WWBA titles and an AAU Junior Olympic Games Gold Medal. He was fortunate enough to have played for the 17u and 18u East Cobb Braves Scout Team coached by Al Goetz. He helped lead those teams to a Perfect Game 17u WWBA title.
Young Harris College, Young Harris, GA (Coach: Rick Robinson)
Was first player to get a full scholarship to play at Young Harris College but unfortunately suffered a career ending injury during his freshman year in Cleveland, Ga.
Allen has 10 years experience coaching elite level travel ball with programs such as First Strike Baseball, Hopewell Hawks and Team Georgia Baseball Academy. Allen has also been giving private hitting and pitching lessons to all ages of kids for the last 7 years.
Allen currently lives in Canton, GA with his wife Lindsey Strohecker and have two children, Trey (8) and Clayton (3).