Adam Gierlach took on video coordinator responsibilities in April 2014, head coach Mike Rhoades announced. 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.
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