Adam Gierlach served as video coordinator April 2014-June 2016. The 2014-15 campaign marks the 2012 Rice graduate's seventh year with the men's basketball program.
Gierlach served as an assistant coach for Rice in the 2013-14 season after being named video coordinator and director of player development in 2012-13.
The Rice alumnus began his career as a four-year student manager with the program. As Video Coordinator and Director of Player Development, Gierlach's responsibilities included creating comprehensive breakdowns of video and cutups for opponent scouting, assisting in the development of scouting reports as well as coordinating film exchange. Internally, he tirelessly oversaw filming and logging games, practices and individual workouts. He also has extensive responsibilities in assisting with summer camps, for which he is the Associate Director.
As Rice's head manager in his junior and senior years, Gierlach coordinated schedules and task distribution for as many as five managers, while also aiding in game planning and opponent scouting through the preparation of scouting reports, film edits, and play diagrams for staff and players.
The graduate of Moorestown High School in New Jersey brings a wealth of coaching experience from his time at various basketball camps. He was a finalist for the NACBM UPS "Masters of Logistics" contest, which is awarded to the collegiate student manager who best exemplifies passion and commitment to his or her team.
Men’s Basketball Continues Homestand with...
01/06/2017 - Rice looks to get back on track this Saturday, Jan. 7, when it hosts UAB. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. CT and will be live-streamed at CUSA.tv.
Rice Drops Heartbreaker to Middle Tennessee, 80-77
01/05/2017 - Rice battled back from a 13-point second half deficit to tie the game, but in the end it was not enough, as the Owls fell 80-77 to Middle Tennessee...
Men's Basketball Opens C-USA Home Slate against...
01/04/2017 - Rice begins its home conference schedule this Thursday, Jan. 5, when it hosts Middle Tennessee. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. CT and will be broadcast ...
Rice Downs Charlotte, 89-70
01/02/2017 - Rice placed five players in double-figures on its way to an 89-70 win at Charlotte to pick up its first conference win of the season.
Men’s Basketball Begins 2017 at Charlotte
01/01/2017 - Rice closes its conference opening road trip this Monday, Jan. 2, when it travels to Charlotte, N.C., to face Charlotte. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. ...
Rice Falls to Old Dominion 62-56 in C-USA opener
12/31/2016 - Egor Koulechov scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds. Rice (10-3) led 31-30 at the half, and back-to-back layups by Austin Meyer and a jumper ...
Men’s Hoops Opens C-USA Slate at Old...
12/30/2016 - Rice opens the Conference USA season this Saturday, Dec. 31, when it travels to Norfolk, Va., to face Old Dominion. Tip-off is set for 12 p.m. CT...
Rice Closes Non-Conference Play with 83-63 Win ...
12/21/2016 - Rice opened the second half on an 18-6 run on its way to an 83-63 win over crosstown foe St. Thomas Wednesday night at Tudor Fieldhouse.
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