Norfolk grad Blaylock hired by Purdue Fort Wayne
FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The Purdue Fort Wayne men’s basketball program has announced the addition of assistant coach Adam Blaylock.
A Norfolk High graduate, Blaylock spent the last three seasons as the top assistant for Panola College, a junior college in Carthage, Texas. He helped the Ponies to 70 wins during that time. Last season Panola went 20-12 and had six student-athletes sign with Division I schools.
“We are excited to have Adam join our coaching staff and believe that he will be a great fit for both our student-athletes and coaching staff,” Purdue Fort Wayne men’s basketball head coach Jon Coffman said.
Prior to Panola, Blaylock was the top assistant at Northeast Community College. He began coaching at Northeast in January 2011.
Blaylock was a student assistant for Peru State College in Peru in the Fall 2010. He received his bachelor’s degree in Social Science Education while at Peru State. He played his final two years of basketball at Peru State, where he was named the 2009-2010 MCAC Scholar-Athlete of the year.