Director of S&C for Olmpic and Team Sports, Texas A&M University
Allen Kinley is currently the Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic and Team Sports at Texas A&M University.
Allen received a Bachelor of Science degree in Health, Safety, and Physical Education from Northwestern Louisiana State University with honors. While at Northwestern State, Allen was a linebacker on the football team earning four letter awards. He was also a member of the Blue Key National Honorary Fraternity and was voted to "Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities."
Allen's coaching career inaugurated at Woodlawn High School in Shreveport, Louisiana. His duties included directing the strength & conditioning program, as well as coaching football and baseball. Following four years at the high school level, Allen accepted a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coaching position at Texas A&M University. After finalizing a Master's Degree in Kinesiology from Texas A&M, Allen resumed his education and received a graduate assistant appointment with the Kinesiology Department at Louisiana State University where he instructed strength training classes.
After one and a half years at LSU, Allen accepted an assistant strength and conditioning coaching position at Texas A&M University. He was voted the 1995 Strength and Conditioning Professional of the Year for the Southwest Conference. Allen has advanced his education by completing a Ph.D. degree plan in Exercise Physiology and has further completed a Ph.D. degree plan in Administration.
Allen and his wife, Janyce, have a 21-year-old daughter, Kelsey that plays volleyball for Texas A&M.