Rusty Allen


  • M.S., Secondary Math Education, Peru State College
  • B.S., Secondary Math Education, McPherson College

Professional Background

  • Vice-President for Enrollment Management and Intercollegiate Athletics, Tabor College
  • Dean of Enrollment Management, Tabor College
  • Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Tabor College
  • Director of Admissions, Tabor College
  • Director of Residence Life and Housing, Tabor College
  • Associate Athletic Director, Tabor College
  • Hesston Recreation and Community Education Director, Hesston Recreation Commission Hesston, Kan.
  • High school math/computer programming teacher and head basketball coach, Clearwater Middle School, Sabetha High School and Hesston High School

Publications and Presentations

  • Published article titled Passionate About Winning – Can Christians Embrace Competition?, Christian Leader magazine of the Mennonnite Brethren Church, March, 2011.
  • Athletics Leadership Landscape. Webinar presentation for KICA Aspiring Leaders Program. January 2019.
  • Athletic Recruitment and Retention as a Part of the Enrollment Puzzle. Presentation at the Ruffalo Noel-Levitz Enrollment Management Conference Dallas, TX. Summer 2016.
  • Recruiting and Retaining Good Coaches. Presentation at the NAIA National Convention in KC, MO. April 2016.
  • Coaching with Character. Presentation at the KCAC Sport Management Conference. August 2015.


  • Marion County SPARK Task Force serving as chair July, 2020 – December, 2020.
  • Tabor College Presidential Leadership Scholars Council (one year as council chair). 2010-2018
  • Executive Committee of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference serving two years as President Elect, two years as President and two years as Past President, 2009-2018.
  • Chair of the Tabor College Committee for Quality, Excellence and Professional Development, 2009-2010
  • Tabor College/USD 410 Stadium Operations Committee, 2009-present
  • Elder Board at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro, served four years as elder chair, 2006-2011, 2016-2018.
  • Kansas Private College Week Steering Committee, 2006-2008.