Adam Brooks joined the University of Virginia Academic Affairs staff in August 2009. Brooks serves as academic coordinator for the football and men's tennis programs.
During his first four years at UVa Brooks worked as the academic coordinator for the men's lacrosse, softball and women's tennis programs in addition to men's tennis.
As an academic coordinator, Brooks conducts regular mentoring sessions with student-athletes, monitors eligibility and progress toward degree, and assists in areas such as course selection, major declaration, and career planning.
Prior to UVa, Brooks earned his Master's degree in Higher Education Administration from The University of Akron in 2008 while serving as a graduate assistant in Academic Support Services. Brooks worked primarily with at-risk student-athletes in developing individualized academic plans, implementing learning strategies and study skills, and making effective academic decisions. He also spent time as an intern in Athletics Development, helping create the "Adopt-a-Zip" program and generating revenue for the student-athlete scholarship fund.
A native of Bluffton, Ohio, Brooks earned his Bachelor of Education in Integrated Social Studies from Ashland University in 2007.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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