Gary Adcock enters his second season as an assistant coach with the Boilermakers baseball team. Adcock joined the Purdue baseball staff in August of 1998.
In the summer of 1999, Adcock served as head coach of the Kenai Peninsula Oilers, and led them to an Alaskan Summer Baseball League championship. The Oilers established a 35-17 record, with a 17-9 league record. He also lead the Oilers to a second-place finish in the NBC Tournament.
Adcock?s primary responsibilities with the Boilers includes working with the pitchers, while assisting with recruiting and other day-to-day operations of the program.
?I am fortunate to have someone with Gary?s knowledge and experience on my coaching staff,? Schreiber says. ?He is a great teacher of the game and relates well with the players.?
A native of Riverside, Calif., Adcock began his collegiate baseball career as a starting pitcher for UC Santa Barbara. The following year, he pitched for Riverside Community College, where he earned team Most Valuable Player honors as a sophomore. Adcock spent his final two seasons at UCLA, helping the Bruins reach the west regional.
Adcock began his coaching career as an assistant at UCLA, followed by stints at Cal Baptist College and UC Riverside.
Adcock holds a bachelor?s degree in Sociology from UCLA, a master?s degree in education from Azusa Pacific University and a teaching credential in secondary social science from Cal Baptist College.
Adcock is single and resides in West Lafayette, Ind.