Alan was born and raised in Childersburg, Alabama. He attended the University of Alabama and graduated with a Bachelors in Athletic Training (1995) and a Masters in Health Promotion /Health Education (1997). Upon graduating, he held various roles in the medical field, including, ATC for the London Monarchs of the NFL Europe Football League, ATC for Healthsouth of Birmingham, physician extender for the UA Team Orthopedic Surgeon, one of the first employees of the Andrews Institute as an Orthopedic/surgical assistant, and Administrator/COO of Florida Sports Injury and Orthopedic Institute. He joined the O’Grady Orthopaedics team in 2016 as the Clinical Coordinator. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and all things Star Wars.