Allan graduated from Michigan with a Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts with a Radio Speech major. While at Michigan, he played baseball, where Coach Ray Fisher converted him from a first baseman to a pitcher. During his career, Allan won the College Baseball World Series his sophomore year. He also started on the varsity club soccer team his first two years then left the team to concentrate more on baseball.
After graduating, Allan acquired a Master's in Conference and Discussion and an MBA with a Management major from Wayne State University. He has spent most of his career in education, teaching speech, English, and radio at Birmingham Groves High School before moving to Macomb Community College. At Macomb, he began teaching Communication in an experimental program and, after a year, was elected by his peers Lead Teacher of the nine-person department. He spent several years in various administrative positions, helping open a new campus and later serving as the college's Director of Public Relations and Publications, before reverting to full-time faculty status teaching Business Management.
Through the years, Allan has recruited heavily for football, reporting to Bo, Lloyd Carr, and Fritz Seyferth and was Vice-President of baseball's Dugout Club.
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11/19/2014 - Former Michigan Hockey Coach Al Renfrew Passes Away