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Dave Allan
Dave Allan

Last College:
Randolph Macon '68

Position:
Assistant Coach

Experience:
8th Season



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Entering his eighth season as an assistant coach is Dave Allan, who is in his second stint on head coach Dave Pietramala's staff. Allan previously served as an assistant coach at JHU from 2005-10 before returning for the 2013 season. Allan will again serve as JHU's volunteer assistant coach and helps in all areas of practice and game-planning, works with the faceoff specialists and assists Bobby Benson with the offense.

Allan originally joined the staff in 2005 and promptly helped lead Hopkins to the national championship, a feat the Blue Jays repeated in 2007. The Blue Jays made three appearances in the national championship game during Allan's original six-year tenure.

Allan coached Mike Poppleton to Second Team All-America honors last season as he set a school single-season record for faceoff winning percentage (.685) and graduated as JHU's career leader in the category as well (.644).

Allan's impact on the team may never have been greater than it was during JHU's run to the national championship in 2007. The Blue Jays struggled on faceoffs during the first eight games of the season as they won just 81-of-174 (.466). However, under Allan's guidance and starting with a 10-of-17 performance in an 8-7 overtime victory at Maryland, the Blue Jays won 113-of-192 (.589) faceoffs during the season-ending nine-game winning streak, including 53-of-88 (.602) during the NCAA Tournament. Hopkins won 17-of-26 (.654) faceoffs in the national championship game against Duke.

Allan's faceoff specialists ranked among the national leaders in each of his first four years at Johns Hopkins. The Blue Jays finished fifth in the nation in 2005 and fourth in 2006 in team faceoff winning percentage and Greg Peyser finished fifth nationally in individual faceoff winning percentage in 2006 (.616). Stephen Peyser finished 17th in the nation in faceoff winning percentage in 2007 and 14th in 2008.

Allan is no stranger to Baltimore or lacrosse as he came to Hopkins after a highly successful six-year stint as the head coach at the nearby Gilman School. Allan guided Gilman to a record of 132-36 (.786) during his time there as the head coach from 1999-2004 and from 1975-79. He also served two terms as an assistant coach there for a total of 16 years (1968-78 and 1994-98). As the head coach at Gilman he led the Greyhounds to three prestigious MIAA "A" Conference titles and was named the USLCA High School Coach-of-the-Year three times (1976, 1978, 2000).

In addition to his ties to the local prep lacrosse community, Allan spent six years as an assistant coach at Loyola College and helped guide the Greyhounds to the 1990 NCAA Championship Game. The `Hounds posted an overall record of 58-19 (.753) during his time with the team and made six NCAA Tournament appearances in his six years. Allan spent the 2011 season as an assistant coach at Towson University.

A 1968 graduate of Randolph-Macon College, Allan and his wife, Bonnie, reside in Owings Mills. They have two sons: Scott, a 1996 graduate of Williams College, and Mike, a 1998 Princeton graduate.

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