Freshmen Head Coach
Allen Cochran enters his fourth season as the freshmen boys' basketball coach at Chesterton High School in 2019-2020.
Coach Cochran has extensive experience in coaching between his time at Riverdale High School (Fort Myers, FL) and Chesterton. He has experience as a football assistant coach for ten years; in addition, he served for four years as both a varsity assistant girls' basketball coach and as a varsity boys' track coach. Since returning to Chesterton, Coach Cochran has been a freshmen football coach and an eighth-grade boys' basketball assistant coach.
Coach Cochran is a 2001 graduate of Chesterton High School and a 2005 graduate of Indiana University. In his time at Chesterton, he played freshmen basketball, played varsity football for three years, and participated in varsity track for two years. Coach Cochran teaches multiple Business classes at Chesterton High School. He is married to Erin, who teaches math at Chesterton High School and coaches varsity softball and middle school cross country. They have a eight year old daughter, McKenzie, who is in third grade at Jackson Elementary School.