Robbie Allen has just completed his 13th year as head baseball coach at Brunswick Community College. During this time, Allen has seen the program climb to the top of Region 10 D-II Baseball and the National Junior College Athletic Association D-II Baseball standings, finishing in the top 20 each of the last seven seasons. Since 2009 the Dolphin Baseball program has seen 100 plus players move on to continue playing baseball while getting their education at 4-year colleges and universities and has seen six players drafted by Major League Baseball.
Allen was named Region 10 Coach of The Year in 2010, 2011, and 2013 by his fellow coaches and NJCAA Southeast District Coach of the Year in 2013, 2016, and 2018. In 2013, 2016, and 2018 Coach Allen received the American Baseball Coaches Association Diamond Sports Regional Coach of the Year award.
As a member of the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Team in 1979 and 1980 and a member of the 1980 College World Series team at Clemson University, Allen was a first-round draft pick of the Los Angeles Dodgers. In 1983 Allen received the Minor League Best Defensive Shortstop of the Year Award from The Sporting News. Allen was a Milwaukee Brewers AA Texas League Championship Team member in 1986. He has nine years of professional playing experience and five years of professional baseball scouting experience. Allen's high school/college coaching experience spans over 34 years. Coach Allen is highly respected in the high school, college, and professional ranks as he brings wisdom, knowledge, and an innate ability to teach the fundamentals of the game to prospective players.
In his 16 years as a high school head coach, Allen guided his teams to 10 NCISAA State Championships and saw 26 players move on to play baseball at the collegiate level. He was named North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA) 1A Baseball Coach of the Year 10 times, conference Coach of the Year 10 times, and North Carolina High School Baseball Coaches Association Coach of the Year twice.
Coach Allen is looking for Dolphin Baseball to maintain its reputation as a quality program with a winning tradition.