Adam Priest is a lifelong resident of the Knoxville community who attended Farragut High School and was a multi-sport athlete, earning All District and All KIL honors in football and All District, KIL, and Region honors in baseball. Adam continued his athletic career playing baseball for the University of Tennessee. At UT, Adam was a letterman on the 1993 and 1994 SEC Championship squads and earned All-Academic SEC honors.
Adam has two children, Kate (03) and Annie (06), who both play in the Fury program. Adam has coached youth basketball since 2010. His teams have won Championships in KYS, WBBL, the Knoxville City League Tournament, and the 4th Grade AAU DII National Championship in 2014.
Adam’s coaching focus is on developing each player’s fundamentals and understanding of maximum on-court effort so that she can reach her potential as a player. Adam feels blessed to be a part of developing each player’s work ethic and character so that she has the tools to succeed – both on the court and in her life off the court.
Adam is an attorney who practices law at Pryor, Priest, and Harber in Knoxville.