Degree: Physical Education B.S. (In Progress)
School: SPC & USF
Julian Allen comes to Farragut from Baltimore, MD. He played Basketball competitively since the age of seven playing AAU. He then transitioned to Middle School, High School and College. Due to back injury and eventual surgery he had to stop playing competitively. Which eventually led him to coaching. Basketball is a part of him and coaching allowed him to stay involved in the game. Julian used his position as basketball coach to mentor kids in the inner city of Baltimore.
He developed his own AAU Basketball Organization entitled Liberty D.R.E.A.M. The acronym DREAM means Dedicated to Reaching Early Aged Males. The program has grown tremendously over the past five years. It houses teams of children from ages six to eighteen. Liberty D.R.E.A.M has given young men in the inner city opportunity to travel and see things outside of Baltimore City, while teaching them to respect themselves and others.
Coach Allen, has also had great success coaching on the Middle and High School levels. Julian started his school coaching career at Friends School of Baltimore; where he was the Head Coach of the C team, leading them to an Undefeated Season. At the same time, assisting with the Junior Varsity and Varsity teams. Julian then transitioned as an assistant coach at Harford Community College for a brief period as the Guard development coach. He, then was hired as the Head Junior Varsity Coach and Varsity Assistant at Oakland Mills High School. His first year at Oakland Mills he led the Junior Varsity team to have the Best Record in Howard County for the 2014 – 2015 season. He also helped the Varsity win their first State Championship since 1990.