Former Howard College Hawks Men’s Head Basketball Coach Mark Adams was recently named as the new Head Basketball Coach for Texas Tech’s Men’s Basketball team.
Adams helped lead Texas Tech to the 2019 NCAA National Championship final in his third season as an assistant coach after the team advanced to the 2018 Elite Eight. He had also previously led Howard College, located in Big Spring, to the 2010 NJCAA National Championship and was named the NJCAA's National Coach of the Year. Adams worked with the Hawks as the Men’s Head Basketball Coach from 2004-2013.
During his tenure as a head coach, he has piled up 15 Coach of the Year honors; and has also captured six region, conference, or district Coach of the Year honors over his career. Adams has also received the Good Scout Award in 2019 by the Lone Star District of the Buffalo Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America.