Allen Corbin began his first season with the Sailfish men's basketball program as the top assistant coach for David Balza in the 2015-2016 season.
In his first year as an assistant, Corbin helped the Sailfish to a 12-14 record, improving on the previous two season's records.
Corbin joined the Sailfish coaching staff following a stint as a coach for IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Prior to his work at IMG Corbin served as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for Shenandoah University for two seasons (2012-14) and in a similar capacity at Shepherd University (2009-12) for three seasons.
Corbin is expected to assist in all phases of the Sailfish program including recruiting, scouting, travel, camps, academic monitoring and on court coaching. He will officially begin his duties on July 27th.
Before transitioning to the coaching profession Corbin excelled on the court as a player. Following an All-State playing career in basketball and football at Musselman High School, he began his collegiate career as a basketball and baseball player at Penn. State-New Kensington. From there he would go on to play one season of basketball at Shenandoah before closing out his career with two seasons at the Division I ranks at West Virginia University.
While playing for head coach John Beilein at WVU for two seasons Corbin was inducted into the WVU Walk On Wall of Fame while being a part of the team’s trip to the 2005 NCAA Elite 8.
Allen is married to his wife, Amanda and the couple has two sons, McCabe and Brock.