A BALB alumni, Adam was a Billings Scarlets catcher from 1991 through 1993 and played on the 1993 Scarlets state championship team. He played college baseball at Hutchinson Community College in Kansas (1994-1995) and at Division 1 Oral Roberts University (1996-1997), and played summers in the Jayhawk and Cape Cod leagues. From 1998-2000, he was an assistant coach at Hutchinson. Adam graduated from Oral Roberts in 1998 with a bachelor of science degree in health and exercise science.
Adam returned to the Scarlets as an assistant coach from 2003 through 2006, helping with the 2006 state championship team. In his subsequent eight-season tenure as head coach, the Scarlets have won three state championships (2008-09 and 2011), have twice taken second at regionals (2009 and 2011), and have compiled a 337-143-2 win-loss record. Adam has been selected as the Montana “AA” coach of the year four times (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012). The 2015 season will Adam’s ninth as the Scarlets head coach.
Adam is currently the general manager of the Billings Triple Play Academy training facility, where he has the opportunity to work with players of all ages. He resides in Billings with his wife, Angel, and three children (Jillian, 13; Brooks, 5; and Gehrig, 3).
Chris Martinson (below), Denny Maier, Nick Funyak, and Kyle McLean