Chris Allen is in his third year with Michigan football. He is the Director of Skill Development and the Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning.
Allen spent five seasons as a member of the West Virginia strength and conditioning program (2003-07); he worked with the football, men's basketball, wrestling, track and crew teams. He worked two years in Internet technology support in Atlanta, Ga., prior to joining the Mountaineers staff. He was a volunteer strength coach at Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain, Ga.
A sprinter on the WVU track team from 1997-2000, Allen graduated in 2000 with degrees in accounting and MIS. He has a master's degree in athletic coaching education. Allen is a native of Kingston, Jamaica.