Allen Carden

Coaching Position: Varsity Boys Basketball Coach 

Experience: 34 Years 

Education: B.A. degree in Physical Education, Master’s degree in Educational Leadership 


Coach Carden began his basketball career at Northwest Whitfield High School, he graduated as the all-time leading rebounder in team history. In 1986, Coach Carden graduated from Tennessee Temple University in with a B.A. in physical education. He was named an NCCAA All-American in his senior year. After graduating from Tennessee Temple, Coach Carden received his master’s degree in educational leadership from Covenant College. He has coached basketball for over six different schools since becoming a coach and has compiled an impressive total record of 513-310. Coach Carden is going into his 4th season as varsity boys basketball coach. In his 3 years here so far, he has a record of 40-45. In the 2018-19 season, the team went 23-8. This was a huge improvement from the 3-23 record that the team had in Coach Carden’s first season at Sequoyah. This emphasizes the hustle, defense, hard work and high-flying-fastbreak offense that Coach Carden takes pride in.