Assistant Athletic Trainer
Evan Allen, ATC, LAT, is in his second season as the assistant athletic trainer for the New England Revolution. Allen joined the Revolution from the New England Patriots, where he was a full-season intern, in January 2011.
In his role with the Revolution, Allen assists in all aspects of the team's medical care, players' rehabilitation and sports performance, both in-season and during the offseason. Allen is also the primary athletic trainer for the club's reserve squad with the league resuming a full reserve schedule once again this year.
Before being hired full-time by the Revolution, Allen spent the 2010 National Football League season with the New England Patriots as a full-time athletic training intern. With the Pats, Allen had various practice and game day medical responsibilities, and also managed the team’s daily reporting to the NFL.
Allen earned his undergraduate degree at Liberty University, where he also worked as a student athletic trainer for the football, cross country, men's basketball, baseball and track and field teams. After graduating in 2008, Allen enrolled in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's graduate school to work towards a master's degree in exercise and sport science, with a focus on sports medicine. As a graduate assistant at Chapel Hill, Allen worked directly with the men's lacrosse team, while also teaching several undergraduate courses. During his time with the Tar Heel lacrosse team, Allen helped cover a pair of runs to the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals.
Allen, a Hillsdale, Mich. native, lives south of Boston. A Tar Heel basketball fanatic, Allen was named the most outstanding athletic training student during his senior year at Liberty University.