M.Ed. Sports Administration, East Central University
B.A. Communications, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Blake Allen currently serves as the Marketing Manager in the Office of University Marketing. In this role, Allen leads the University's marketing efforts while working closely with the Office of University Communications.
Allen served in the Department of Athletics from 2013-2019, most recently as the Associate Athletic Director for External Operations. He was responsible for marketing, promotions, social media, event management, corporate relations, special events, and the coordination of community engagement efforts for the athletic programs.
Allen was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Promotions by Southeastern Director of Athletics Keith Baxter in July of 2015 after serving as assistant director of external operations from 2013-2015.
Allen has worked at several Great American Conference post-season events including event presentation and promotions for the GAC Basketball Championships from 2016-2020. He served as GAC Basketball Championships practice coordinator in 2014 and 2015.
Allen served as a graduate assistant to the director of athletics at East Central University prior to returning to Southeastern in 2013.