Adam Cohen is in his third season at USC and first as the Director of Basketball Operations. He served as the Video Coordinator/Director of Scouting for the 2010-11 season and as the video coordinator for the 2009-10 season. Last season he was in charge of assisting in scouting preparation, as well as coordinating film exchange and breakdown.
With his promotion, in addition to the aforementioned duties, Cohen will be overseeing all of the camps, serve as a liasion with the compliance department and work closely with the players on their academic progress. He also serves on the board of directors for Rising Coaches Elite, which is an organization created for college coaches by college coaches which offers collaborative assistance, networking and avenues for career growth.
Cohen graduated from Arizona in 2008 with a Bachelors in Political Science. He served as student manager/assistant video coordinator at Arizona for three years, including on Kevin O'Neill's staff in 2008. He spent the 2009 season as a graduate assistant at New Orleans under head coach Joe Pasternack and is working on a masters degree in Political Science.
He has worked numerous summer basketball camps including Five Star, Arizona, Buffalo and USC. Cohen also ran a camp in Chengdu, China in the Summer of 2007 for Nike Basketball.
He grew up in Buffalo, NY and went to Williamsville North High where he played basketball all four seasons, including serving as captain his senior year.