Dan is in his 11th year as an assistant coach for Cornerstone. Coach McAllister has been involved with soccer in the Grand Rapids area at all levels. He has coached youth teams, high school teams, and college teams in the area. He was a staff Olympic development program (ODP) coach for Michigan from 1996-2009. He has served as the head coach for the West Michigan Fire Juniors U-17 and U-15 girls' teams. He is currently coaching with the Tri-Cities Soccer Club. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the program. He holds a USSF "National C" license (#7152) and a USSF "National Youth" license (#375), and a National Youth - State Instructors Certification. He coached at Cornerstone in 2002 and 2003. He took the 2004 season off but returned to coach in 2005. He has coached various club teams over the years including Grand Rapids Area Soccer Association, West Michigan Fire Juniors, and Tri-City Strikers.
Dan is married to Renee McAllister and they reside in Grand Haven, Mich. They have four daughters (Danielle, Charise, Christina and Chelsea.