Dan Allen returns to the Mount Union football staff and will work with the linebackers.
Allen spent three seasons on the Purple Raiders staff followed by assistant coaching stints at NCAA Division I University at Buffalo and University of Memphis.
Allen served as a student coach a year ago after finishing his career with the Purple Raiders. He played linebacker, was an Academic All-OAC selection while being a member of the 2012 national championship team.
A native of Mason, Mich., he graduated from Mount Union with a degree in physical education.