Athletic Department

Athletic Department: Wayne Adams

Wayne Adams

Director of Sports Performance
Office Phone: (704) 637-4454

Wayne Adams has joined Catawba Athletics as the Director of Sports Performance in May of 2018. He comes to Catawba from Sacred Heart University where he served as the Associate Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. He was in charge of the year-round strength and conditioning programs for men’s basketball, women’s basketball, women’s volleyball, wrestling, and track and field while assisting with the football program. Adams also was charged with running the internship and work-study programs for the department.

Prior to Sacred Heart, Adams served as a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Morehead State University where he also completed his Master’s degree in Health and Human Performance in 2014. While there, he designed and implemented strength and conditioning programs many of Morehead State’s programs, including baseball, men’s and women’s tennis, men's golf, and the National Champion Cheer Squads while assisting with seven other sports.

A 2010 graduate of James Madison University with a B.S. in kinesiology, Adams served as an intern at James Madison before working as a volunteer strength and conditioning coach at Wake Forest University and the University of Richmond. He is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, as well as a Level 1 USA Weightlifting Club Coach. Adams also has SCCC National Certification through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA) and is an approved mentor.

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«June 2019»
June 2

Baseball vs. UC San Diego (NCAA II National Finals) 0-5

June 4

Baseball vs. Mercyhurst (NCAA II National Finals) 5-8


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