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Randy Allen Named Grant Teaff Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Randy AllenRandy Allen has been named the recipient of the 2013 Grant Teaff Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

The award is named in honor of former Baylor coach, American Football Coaches Association executive director and member of FCA’s Board of Trustees and Hall of Champions Grant Teaff. The Grant Teaff Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a coach that has committed his life to being a Christian influence on the lives of student-athletes. Allen is just the second high school coach to win the award, along with Brownwood coach Gordon Wood (2000).

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is touching millions of lives… one heart at a time. Since 1954, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school, junior high and youth levels to use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ. FCA focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ.

Coach Allen is involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, serving as a member of Dallas/Fort Worth FCA’s Leadership Advisory Board. He is also involved with Highland Park High School’s FCA Huddle. He is currently the head coach at Dallas Highland Park. He led the Scots to a 13-2 record this past year making a trip to the state semifinals. He has an all-time coaching record of 327-80-6 becoming the 10th head coach in Texas state history to record at least 300 wins. Coach Allen has been at Highland Park since 1999 and has an overall record there of 174-21-0. His other head coaching jobs have been at Ballinger 1981-1985 (44-15-2), Brownwood 1986-1990 (43-13-2) and Abilene Cooper 1991-1998 (66-31-2).

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