“The pain you feel today, is the strength you'll feel tomorrow.”

Meet Damon Allen

Damon Allen is an American football quarterback who played 23 years in the Canadian Football League.  Allen is by far the most decorated quarterbacks who has ever played on Canadian soil.  With four Grey Cup Championship rings, three Grey Cup MVP’s, and one CFL Most Outstanding Player Award, Allen was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2012 and the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in 2018.  Allen is pro-football’s combined passing & rushing leader with a total of 84,301 yards. Allen retired as professional football’s all-time leading passer with 72,381 yards.  He is in the process of completing his first ever book “The Whole Nine Yards,” which is expected to be released before the end of 2019.


Damon Allen actively coaches quarterbacks from grade school to professional level through the Athletes Matrix.  He offers one on one and group training through the Damon Allen Academy.


Damon Allen attends many events throughout the year and throughout the country as a celebrity guest.  To follow Damon and find out where he will be showing up next, click the Events Tab.

Outside the Pocket

Damon Allen is host to his “Outside the Pocket” podcast, a one-hour, weekly video podcast discussing current sports news, behind the scenes of  athletics and life after sports. Damon talks about the real clear of the sports world and pulls no punches!


Damon is committed to giving back to charities throughout the country through donations and fundraising.  His main contributions are as a celebrity speaker and as an active participant at golf tournaments.  Click the Charities link to see the affiliated organizations.

Damon Allen

A Nationally recognized sports icon representing commitment, dedication, excellence and drive!

Speaker, Coach, Mentor, Philanthropist

DAMON ALLEN – CHAMPION, Speaker, Coach, Mentor, Advocate.

Damon Allen is a world class speaker, speaking professional around the globe on “Leadership Success from the Field to the Boardroom” with his award-winning speech, “Quarterbacking Your Way to Success: Lessons from the Gridiron.”


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