Keith Adams has over 20 years’ experience as an educational leader and coach. He graduated with a B.S. in History from Bowie State University, received a M.A. in Teaching from Grand Canyon University, received Educational Leadership Certification from Hood College, He is a Certified Athletic Administrator through the NIAAA and he currently working on his Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership with an emphasis is in Organizational Development from Grand Canyon University.

In 2009, he founded the Coach Keith Adams: Student Athletes Valuing Education Project (CKA SAVE Project), a nonprofit organization designed to assist students and the people who work with them through educational and professional development. The CKA SAVE Project assists students through mentoring and providing them opportunities to extend their learning through various projects and field trips. The CKA SAVE Project also has two academic summer camps for under performing and under supported students. In addition, the CKA SAVE Project hosts a number of events to promote student athletes such as their holiday basketball tournament in partnership with Paint Branch High School.

The CKA SAVE Project assists teachers by helping them teach with an athletic mindset which promotes high accountability for both students and teacher, increased collaboration through professional learning communities, supporting innovative teaching ideas in the classroom, as well as providing multiple opportunities to reflect on the practice of teaching.

As a teacher he has taught both Middle School and High School Social Studies. He also held a number of school wide leadership positions. Mr. Adams is currently the Social Studies Resource Teacher at John F. Kennedy High School.

As a basketball coach on both the High School and College level he has won numerous championships including divisional, regional, state and conference. He has coached All-League, All-Met, All-Conference and State Players of the year. He was also Montgomery County (MD) Coach of the Year in 2004, where he also coached player of the year Folarin Campbell who went on to star in George Mason University Final Four run in 2006. He is a respected member of both the NABC and the BCA.























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