Katrina Allen will be in her third season on the track and field staff at Maryland. Her primary responsibilties include coaching the jumpers, recruiting and meet administration for home events.
Allen is a Level 1 certified coach in track and field. In her previous two seasons in College Park, she has coached three NCAA qualifiers and ACC Championship scorers such as Heather Houston, Toni Aluko, Kierra Foster and Lynn Hernandez.
At Maryland, Allen provides daily contact with Terrapin student-athletes in all aspects of the track and field program as part of the institution's impressive coaching staff.
Allen came to Maryland from Suitland High School, where she was an assistant coach for both the men's and women's track and field teams and helped lead the men's team to two state championships.
Prior to her duties at Suitland, Allen was highly successful as the head coach of the women's track and field team at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, earning four state championships. For her accomplishments, Allen was named Coach of the Year.
At James Madison, Allen competed in the triple jump, long jump, hurdles and relay events. She was a finalist at the Junior Nationals her freshman season in the triple jump, making the Junior National team. She was an All-East finalist in the hurdles and triple jump, and ran on the relay teams at the ECAC Championships during her four years as a Duke.