Adam Parmenter was named the head men’s basketball coach prior to the 2010-11 season.
Parmenter first came to Mercy College for the 2008-09 season, serving as an assistant coach. He was then promoted to Associate Head Coach for the 2009-10 campaign.
“Adam Parmenter allows us to provide continuity for the program,” Mercy College Director of Athletics, Pat Kennedy said. “His knowledge of the game, of our student-athletes, and the East Coast Conference make him the right person for this job.”
Parmenter has assisted with the day-to-day operations of the program, scheduling, general instruction and strategic in-game situations. His strong recruiting presence on the national level has allowed the program to become involved with some of the top high school and junior college players.He previously served as the Director of Development at Five-Star Basketball, Inc. where he assisted in camp recruiting, served as an administrative director and program coordinator, assisted with marketing efforts, and coordinated special events. He also assisted in editing instructional materials, such as the “Five-Star Coaches’ Playbook: Vol. 2.”
Prior to Mercy, Parmenter coached at the Fordham Preparatory School, as the Assistant Varsity Basketball Coach and Head Junior Varsity Basketball Coach. He was also an assistant coach at the collegiate level with Daniel Webster College in New Hampshire where he helped with all aspects of the Eagles’ NCAA Division III program.
In addition to his coaching duties, Parmenter serves as Associate Director of Alumni Relations at Mercy College.