Jason Allen is entering his second season with the Blue Devils, and his 15th season coaching high school football. Coach Allen will serve as the Defensive Coordinator this season. Prior to Marietta, Coach Allen was the Head Football Coach at Potomac Falls High School in Sterling, Virginia for the past three seasons, leading the Panthers to three straight play-off appearances. The 2015 Panther Defense was ranked 10th in the state of Virginia among Division 5 schools, while the school enjoyed its best season since 2008.
Before Coach Allen’s move to northern Virginia, he served ten years under Coach Morgan at Oscar Smith in Chesapeake, Virginia. During his tenure at Oscar Smith, Coach Allen served various roles including Defensive Coordinator, Special Teams Coordinator, and JV Head Coach. He also coached every position except for Defensive Line at either the Varsity or Junior Varsity level. While at Oscar Smith, the Tigers won 118 games, played in the Region Championship for 10 straight years including winning the Region three times, and won two State Championships.
In his coaching career, Coach Allen has coached several players who earned numerous post-season awards including All-State, All-Region, All-Conference, and Player-of-the-Year recognitions. Many of his former players have gone on to play college football.
Coach Allen earned his Masters of Education from Old Dominion University in 2005, and his Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 2002, where he played both football and baseball. He has been married to his beautiful wife, Julia for 11 years, and has two wonderful children, Daniel, 8 and McKenna, 6.
Defensive Coordinator / Inside Linebackers