Allan Johnson

Allan Johnson, Current Football Strength and Conditioning Coach, Northwestern University

Allan has 25 years of experience at the high school, collegiate, and professional level as a strength and conditioning professional. He coached collegiately at West Virginia and Ohio State University-where he helped lead the Buckeyes to the 2002 National Football Championship. He also coached in 17 post-season football and basketball bowl games including Sweet- 16 NCAA tournaments and three National Football Championship games.

Johnson was the first strength and conditioning coach in the history of the Baltimore Orioles Baseball Team and one of the 1st five in all of MLB. Allan is a 2003 inductee into the Strength and Conditioning Coaches Hall of Fame and was named 2002 National Strength Coach of the Year. Allan was one of the 1st 10 Strength & Conditioning Coaches in the world to be recognized as a Master Strength & Conditioning Coach by his peers. He was recognized Six Times as the Big East Conference Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year. Throughout his career Allan has trained over 15,000 athletes some of which have gone on to careers in the NFL, NBA, MLB, and have become NCAA All-Americans and Nationally Ranked Tennis Players.

Allan speaks at National, Regional and Local conferences and clinics regarding strength, speed, and conditioning topics as well as motivation, leadership and team building. Coach Johnson was an extra in the movie, “Dave”, with Sigorney Weaver and Kevin Kline. Allan serves as a consultant for: Nike Football Clinics, High Performance Nutrition, Training & Conditioning Magazine (Editorial Board), Maxx Football and Alpha Dog Sports Allan is certified through the NSCA,CSCCa, and the NASE. Allan is currently the founder/owner of Champions Edge, which is a company which offers services including: Sports Performance Training, Motivational Keynote Speaking, and Consulting.