Introducing Our Founder and President; John Allin.

John Allin is currently a full time consultant to the snow industry.  Allin was President of Snow Management Group and subsequently President of Snow Dragon, LLC.  The Snow Dragon™ ( snowmelting system was designed by Allin in 2002. He is the Founder of the Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA), and served as its national Board President for 6 years.  He was instrumental in the formation of the Accredited Snow Contractors Association (ASCA).  He has been involved in the snowplowing industry for over 30 years.  Because of his extensive knowledge in the snow industry, combined with his vast experience, Allin is recognized as the foremost snow and ice industry consultant in the country today.


A popular and internationally recognized speaker and seminar leader, Allin has spoken about the snow and ice industry at industry trade shows all over the United States, Canada, Scandinavia, Europe and Asia. He has also been qualified as an expert witness on snowplowing in numerous states around the country, and regularly assists legal representatives in actions involving winter accidents including ‘slip and fall’ incidents on commercial sites.  Allin understands the needs of the industry and founded Snowfighters Institute to fill the gaping hole that existed in dedicated training for the industry.


In January 2013, Allin began a weekly internet radio show on  The show aired every Tuesday evening at 7:00 pm Eastern time.  Allin with co-host, Tammy Johnson, Executive Director of Snowfighters Institute, conducted interviews on air with industry leaders on Managing Snow & Ice with John Allin. You can find the archived episodes here.


Allin has reached out to highly respected industry leaders to facilitate the many training events that the Snowfighters Institute offers. Fluid agendas for each event allow the facilitators to take the training in the direction desired by the attendees.


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