Adam Marshall begins his first season as an assistant coach at Belmont Abbey this spring, arriving with a long and varied coaching experience.
He comes to Abbey after spending last season as head coach at Aliso Niguel High School in Aliso Viejo, Calif. His previous five years were spent coaching in Germany, where he coached men’s teams in Munich and Cologne. He led HLC Rot-Weiss Munchen to a championship in 2012 and his teams consistently reached the final four for four straight years.
Marshall served as Defensive Coordinator for the Turkish National Men’s Team at the World Championships in Denver in 2014, helping the team achieve a 22nd-place finish in their first-ever international competition with a 5.09 goals-against-average. He remains an assistant coach for German National Box Lacrosse, having coached the inaugural team in the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships in 2015, and is continuing with the team for the upcoming European Championships in Finland.
Before entering international coaching, Coach Marshall started the collegiate lacrosse program at Grand Canyon in Phoenix. Then a NCAA program, they consistently improved over his three seasons, reaching five wins in his final season, as well as winning the Baggattaway Cup in 2009, a tournament held between GCU, Westminster (UT), and Dominican (CA).
Hailing from the Washington, D.C. area, he began his playing career at Herndon High School in Herndon, Va. He played collegiate lacrosse at Radford, and holds a B.A. in history from Mary Washington, as well as an MBA from Grand Canyon.