HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE MIKE ALLAN
Mike Allan was born in Baltimore, MD, and as the son of a coach, began playing lacrosse at a young age. In high school, he helped lead the Gilman School to an MIAA Championship in 1994, and was named a USILA High School All-American. Allan attended Princeton University where he was a member of the Tigers’ teams that won three straight NCAA Championships in 1996, 1997, and 1998.
After graduating, Allan moved to Los Angeles, CA. He coached at the Windward School, and coached the LA Lacrosse Club to a 3rd place finish in the state in 1999. Allan then coached the UCLA club team for four seasons before taking the job at UC Santa Barbara. He led the Gauchos to MCLA National Championships in 2004 and 2005. From 2006 to 2008, Allan was an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Riptide of Major League Lacrosse. Allan briefly left California and coached at Towson University from 2009 to 2011. He then returned to UCSB in 2012. Allan lives in Santa Barbara with his wife, Katie, and their two children, Hattie and Crosby.