Football Assistant Brant McAdams Named Head Coach at PLU

Football Assistant Brant McAdams Named Head Coach at PLU

San Antonio - Longtime Trinity Assistant Football Coach Brant McAdams has been appointed the head coach of the Pacific Lutheran (WA) University football team.

Coach McAdams completed seven overall seasons on the Tigers coaching staff. He served as Trinity's defensive coordinator and coached the Tiger linebackers. Coach McAdams returned to the Trinity campus prior to the start of the 2013 campaign, coaching outside linebackers. He became the Tigers defensive coordinator the following year.

He previously was Trinity's linebackers and defensive line coach from 2008-2009 and oversaw the strength and conditioning program. Coach McAdams also organized off-season competitions during the spring semester.

A strong mentor to the players, he guided the Tiger defense to a #2 national ranking in Red Zone defense in the 2015 season. Trinity was also ranked third in rushing defense, 17th in total defense, and 19th in scoring defense.

Coach McAdams was the defensive coordinator and inside linebackers coach at the University of Puget Sound (WA) from 2010-2012. The Loggers finished in the top-20 in the NCAA Division III in interceptions during the 2010 season.

A 2006 Trinity graduate, Coach McAdams was a standout defensive end for the Tigers from 2002-2005 and was elected team captain his senior year. Coach McAdams was selected for the All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Team following the 2005 season. The Tigers made four NCAA playoff appearances and won four SCAC Championships while Coach McAdams was a student-athlete.

After graduation from Trinity, Coach McAdams was the defensive line coach at the University of Redlands (CA) from 2006 to the spring of 2008.