EQUIPMENT MANAGER / KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
Allen Wright, equipment manager at the Kansas City Chiefs, has been named the winner of the VICIS Innovation in Safety Award from the Maxwell Football Club.
Following his high school graduation, Allen accepted a position with his hometown Chiefs, spending his entire career innovating and protecting professional athletes. Over three decades, numerous front office changes, and countless roster additions, Allen’s attention to detail and focus on player safety and performance has been unwavering. At Kansas City, Allen has created a rigorous helmet-fitting protocol, optimizing the fit of every player’s helmet prior to every week’s game. His attention to proper fit predates recent studies demonstrating the importance of fit for helmet effectiveness and player safety.