Oakland Military Institute College Preparatory Academy

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Special Education Teacher

Coach Adams has reentered the education field after working for Alameda County Probation at Juvenile Hall for the past 11 years. He also taught 8th grade U.S. History at OMI, coordinated OMI's Restorative Justice Program, and worked as a Behavior Intervention Specialist at Skyline High School.  Coach Adams earned his Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis on education from Union Institute & University.  His Primary focus is to ensure there's a culture of effective communication between staff, students, parents, and community.  
After a playing career at Laney JC and Boise St. University where he earned All American honors, Coach Adams coached football and basketball at Skyline High in Oakland for 15 years, winning 9 Silver Bowl Football Championships. He now coaches at Laney College, where his teams have won 3 conference championships and 2 bowl games. During this time he has coached over 25 college level running backs, 4 of which played on NFL rosters.