Coach Spotlight

Fraser Allan

Q: How many years have you been coaching at Buckley?
A: This is my eleventh year.
Q: What was your favorite sport to play in high school/middle school? 
A: football!
Q: Did you play a sport in college? If so, what was it?
A: I played soccer
Q: If you could meet any athlete, who would it be?
A: Kobe Bryant!
Q: What is your favorite team to cheer for now? (other than Buckley of course) 
A: The Tennessee Volunteers and the LA Lakers
Q: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
A: Fiji or Bora Bora
Q: What’s the most memorable game or play that you’ve witnessed/coached at Buckley?
A: Winning a sixth grade soccer game 2-1 on Gilley in 2009 or 2010. The least likely player scored and there were loads of fans there, including high school teams who’d just finished practices. When the goal was scored the place went nuts!
Q: If you could create a team, what would the colors be?
A: Honestly, black, white, and red!
Q: How did you become involved in coaching?
A: I started coaching while injured in college, then ended up taking coaching courses and qualifications.
Q: What’s your greatest joy/biggest challenge as a coach?
A: Trying to please everyone all of the time while coaching a successful and winning team
Q: What’s the most amazing sports moment you’ve ever witnessed or been a part of?
A: Lakers game 7 win against Portland in the 2000 Western Conference Finals!