- Schools Azusa Pacific University, California Baptist University, UCLA, Riverside Community College, UC Santa Barbara
Gary Adcock is a college coach.
Adcock won 28 games and saved three in four years as a college pitcher. After graduating from UCLA, he earned a master's degree in education at Azusa Pacific. While obtaining a teaching certification, he was assistant coach at California Baptist University in 1995. He was later an assistant at UC Riverside (1996), Riverside Community College (1997-1998), Purdue University (1999-2000) and UCLA (2001-2003). He also managed the Kenai Peninsula Oilers in 1999-2000, taking the Alaskan Summer Baseball League title each time.
In 2004, Gary returned to California Baptist, now as head coach. He was 30-22 in 2004 and 24-25 in 2005. The team improved to 43-9, setting a school record for wins, in 2006, and peaking at #2 nationally. His players included two of his recruits, Aaron Hartsock and Aaron Seuss, who would go on to the minor leagues.
He became CBU's all-time win leader when he won his 118th game there, on March 18, 2007. The team went 35-18 for the year, including a win over Lewis-Clark State College, the national champs. CBU fell to 30-22 in 2008 and 27-23 in 2009. Overall, Adcock was 189-119-1 through that season.
In 2010, the team finished 48-14 and was the #3 seed in the 2010 NAIA College World Series, the school's second trip ever to that event.
Source: CBU bio