Note: This page links to Chad Allen, the major league player. For minor league player Chad Allen, click here.
John Chad Allen
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 195 lb.
- School Texas A&M University
- High School Duncanville High School
- Debut April 6, 1999
- Final Game June 2, 2005
- Born February 6, 1975 in Dallas, TX USA
Chad Allen won a bronze medal for the United States at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He returned to Team USA in 2006 for the Americas qualifier for the 2008 Olympics and hit .250/.387/.500 while rotating in left field with Billy Butler and in right field with Skip Schumaker.
Allen testified during George Mitchell's investigation on PEDs as part of a deal with US authorities; he had been providing them information about Internet drug mills. He became a coach with the New Britain Rock Cats in 2013-2014, for the Chattanooga Lookouts in 2015, the Rochester Red Wings in 2016-2018, and the Tennessee Smokies in 2019. He was scheduled to return to Tennessee in 2020 before the season was cancelled due to Covid-19 then did coach Tennessee again in 2021.