“We are thrilled to welcome Adam to the program for the beginning of the 2023 season,” said Gunn. “Adam joins us bringing a wealth of knowledge from a distinguished coaching career thus far. We are very excited to watch Adam grow and contribute to the program over the next few years.”
Most recently, Batista served as an assistant coach at Boston University during the 2022 season, helping the Terriers to a second-place finish in conference play along with Conference Goalkeeper and Defender Player of the Year awards.
Prior to joining the Boston University, Batista spent five years with Brandeis Men’s Soccer, including two years as an associate head coach. While with the Judges, Batista helped lead the team to a top-five national finish in 2017 and a 40-26-9 record during his five years in Waltham, Massachusetts.
At Brandeis, Batista helped guide two players to All-American honors, six to All-New England honors, and 15 to UAA All-Conference selections. He has also spent time with Wheaton College, University of Vermont, and coached multiple club teams during his career.
Batista earned his undergraduate degree from Middlebury College and earned his master’s degree in coaching and athletic administration from Concordia University Irvine.