Adam Shaker enters his second season on the Southern Virginia football staff as the special teams coordinator and wide receivers coach.
Shaker comes to Southern Virginia from the University of Virginia, where he oversaw offensive/special teams quality control for Head Coach Bronco Mendenhall. He worked with the offensive and special teams systems by breaking down film, creating scouting reports, coaching and scout teams.
Before UVA, Shaker coached with Mendenhall at Brigham Young University in 2015.
Prior to BYU, Shaker coached the wide receivers at Georgetown University in Washington D.C.
Prior to Georgetown, Shaker worked as the assistant quarterbacks and wide receivers coach at Old Dominion University. At ODU he was responsible for offensive quality control, including film breakdown, data entry, and creation of game plans. During his time in Norfolk, Va., ODU was 21-5, and competed in the FCS playoffs in 2011 and 2012. The Monarchs also won the 2012 Colonial Athletic Association's (CAA) Conference Championship.
Prior to ODU, Shaker has worked with wide receivers at Fairfax High School and West Springfield High School in Northern Virginia.