Based in the South Bay Area, California Mike Allen Sports, LLC merge the most important lessons in life with the discipline and excitement of sports.
Born of the heart of a professional athlete who had a dream beyond professional basketball, Mike Allen had a vision to make a difference using sports as a tool, not only in the professional sports world, but also in schools, churches community centers, and boys' and girls' clubs all across the country.
Using sports, motivational speaking, and music as a tool to motivate and challenge people from all walks of life, Mike Allen shows others how to set goals and achieve them by working hard. Mike has developed a sizable following not only because he leads by example, but also because he leads with integrity, honesty,passion and respect for everyone.
Mike Allen has had the privilege of speaking to thousands of youth at basketball clinics/camps, school assemblies, PAL leagues and other events all across the world for over 10 years.
Outside of Michael's busy schedule he has developed Basketball Leagues that have grown to well over 1000 participants each year in several locations. He has been featured in several media outlets with articles posted in the San Jose Mercury News, Sports Illustrated, SportsStars Magazine and many others.
His wife is Anna is the sweetheart and strength beside all that he does. "With Anna in my life I know things will be fine as she challenges, supports, and motivates me to do all I can with with the gifts and talents I have been blessed with."
Michael has two beautiful son's: Jacobi who is 14 years old and Braydon 4 years old. They also have added a new addition (Michela Rose) to their family who is 6 months old . They are excited to watch their children grow up and become all that God has planned for their lives. "Children are a heritage from the Lord, children a reward from him." Psalm 127:3
As a player Michael began his career playing at San Jose Christian College now William Jessup University, where he averaged 19 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals en route to becoming a 3 time All-American in the NBCAA and NCCAA while also becoming the MVP of one of 3 National Championships in 1993, 1994, and 1995. He also has played professional basketball in Europe, Asia, Africa, as well as several teams in the USA (CarBL, XBA, USBL, the Harlem Ambassadors), In 2006 he launched his own Professional Basketball Entertainment team where he serves as a player/ coach called The Ballin' Ambassadors.
In addition to coaching he also spends his time as a motivational speaker visiting church youth groups, boy's & girls clubs, community centers and elementary - high schools all across the country. Michael has two Bachelors Degrees From William Jessup University, one in Bible and Theology and the other in Youth Ministry. He not only educates the children in basketball but also stresses the importance of sportsmanship, education, being a positive example in your community, and career planning.