A native of Leicester, England, Alman comes to Butler after living in New Jersey for seven years. During that time, Alman worked as the Director of Coaching for a club and also led a full-time professional coaching staff of 26.
He also has four years of head coaching experience in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) and Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) pro leagues. In addition, he was a part of the NPSL technical staff and was selected to coach a league all-star team in 2010.
As a standout player, his experience includes time at the youth and reserve levels with professional clubs in England, Northampton Town and Kidderminster Harriers. A captain for every team during his playing days, Alman was also selected to represent the British Colleges team.
He currently holds an 'A' coaching license from the United State Soccer Federation (USSF). He holds a degree in sports science from Leicester College in England. He married Tari St. John in 2012.