Don Adams completed his fourth season at the helm of the Beloit College women’s basketball program in 2009. The third-winninest coach in Beloit Women’s history, he has led the team to back-to-back Midwest Conference Tournament berths.
Before coming to Beloit, Adams spent two seasons as the assistant women’s basketball coach at the University of Maine at Orono and helped guide the Black Bears to a pair of America East Conference regular-season championships. Maine compiled a 45-17 record during those two years, captured the 2003-04 conference tournament title, and appeared in the 2004 NCAA Tournament and 2005 National Invitational Tournament. During the 2002-03 season, he was an assistant coach at the University of Wisconsin. He also has served as an assistant women’s basketball coach at Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa (2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons), and as an assistant boys basketball coach at Cassville High School in Cassville, Wisconsin, for three seasons. In 2000, Cassville captured the Division 4 state title.
Adams earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Lacrosse University in Madisonville, La. He also has an associate degree in hospitality management from Madison Area Technical College.