Drafted in the 17th round by the Seattle Mariners in the 1990 MLB Draft, Adam remained with the Mariners organization until 1996 when he then pitched for the Rimini Pirates of the Italian League, finishing with a 9-2 record. Adam joined the Tampa Bay Devil Rays organization in 1997 where he pitched AA and AAA baseball. He then pitched for the Mexico City Tigres, finishing with a 13-5 record and the Mexican Championship. Adam ended his playing career as a closer with the Bridgeport Bluefish, leading the Atlantic League in saves on his way to winning the Atlantic League Championship in 1999.
After retiring from professional baseball, Adam dedicated his efforts to player development through instruction, coaching, and scouting. While an associate scout for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Adam was pitching coach for Oyster River High School, head coach for the Hesser College baseball program, and in 2003 led the Rye, NH Little League All-Star team to the state championship and a place in the Little League Regionals in Bristol, CT. Adam continued to coach the Rye Little League All-Star team through 2005.
In 2004, Adam founded the Newington Coyotes of the Seacoast Fall Baseball League while serving as the league's president. A fall ball organization for high school players in New Hampshire and Southern Maine, SFBL provides off-season training as well as a comprehensive competitive game schedule. Adam continues to serve as owner and general manager of the league.
Most recently serving as a pitching coach for the UNH Wildcats from 2007-2009 and head coach at Newmarket High School for 7 years beginning in 2004, where he twice led the team to the NH state semi-finals (earning Foster's Daily Democrat's Coach of the Year in both 2006 and 2008),
A graduate of Central Connecticut State University, Adam holds a degree in Marketing. Adam, his wife Tiffany, and children Nicholas and Brooke reside in Berwick, ME.