Zach Allen joined Union College in January of 2012. Prior to starting at Union, Allen got his Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training at the University of West Alabama in 2008 where he helped cover football, softball, rodeo, cheerleading, and basketball as a student athletic trainer.
Allen passed his certification exam during the summer of 2008 and began working at Therapy Plus Fitness in Boaz, Ala., where he covered sports for Sardis High School, Boaz High School, and Snead State Community College. He then worked at Encore rehabilitation where he assisted in the rehabilitation of many patients.
From there, Allen went on to become a graduate assistant at Lincoln Memorial University where he covered men’s and women’s soccer as well as men’s basketball. He also graduated from Lincoln Memorial with a master's in business administration.
Since starting at Union, Allen has helped with the coverage of men’s soccer and men’s basketball.
Allen is the oldest son out of four boys and two girls. He lives in Cumberland Gap, Tenn., with his wife, Samantha, and their daughter, Elizabeth Way.