Women's Basketball Coaching Staff
Katie Adams
Administrative Assistant
Coach Info:
Position: Administrative Assistant
Other Position: Video Coordinator
Hometown: Ogden, Utah
Alma Mater: Rutgers
Graduating Year: 2008
Email: kadams@huskers.com

Katie Adams is in her third season as Nebraska's administrative assistant/video coordinator in 2017-18. The 2008 Rutgers graduate joined the Nebraska staff after spending four seasons as an assistant coach at Bucknell.

In her role at Nebraska, Adams handles all aspects of team video, including filming of Husker practices and games along with breakdown of opposing team video and video exchange. She also assists with various administrative duties in the women's basketball office.

Adams, who worked primarily with the Bison guards in 2014-15, also coordinated Bucknell's strength training and conditioning program. She was an assistant coach at Bucknell from 2011-12 through 2014-15.

Following her graduation from Rutgers, Adams served as the head coach at South Amboy High School for two seasons. She led South Amboy to the New Jersey state playoffs in both 2009 and 2010. Adams also ran a basketball camp in Ireland in 2010, working with children ages 7 to 17, and coached a U11 team for the Central Jersey Cardinals AAU program. Her coaching experience also includes a stint with Hoop Group and NBS Basketball Camps from 2008 to 2009.

A native of Ogden, Utah, Adams was a successful student-athlete as a member of four NCAA Sweet 16 teams at Rutgers from 2004-05 through 2007-08. She helped the Scarlet Knights women's basketball team advance to the NCAA championship game as a junior in 2007. She earned trips to the NCAA Elite Eight as a freshman (2005) and senior (2008), while adding a trip to the Sweet 16 as a sophomore in 2006. She earned the Rutgers Most Inspirational Player Award after the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons. She also claimed the Women’s Sports Foundation’s Wilma Rudolph Courage Award and the College Council Leadership Award in 2007.

A team captain as a senior, Adams added the team’s Coaches’ Award and Scholar-Athlete honor in 2007-08. She continued her career as a semi-professional player with the New Jersey Thunder (2008) and the New Jersey Fusion (2008-09).

Adams earned her bachelor's degree in exercise science and psychology from Rutgers in 2008. After two seasons of high school coaching in New Jersey, Adams moved to Laramie, Wyo., where she worked with individuals with disabilities at Ark Regional Services. She also pursued a degree in secondary math education at the University of Wyoming.