Adam grew up in Ellenville NY, about 100 miles north of New York City. He played football and baseball in high-school before attending SUNY Buffalo State College, where he studied Exercise Science. During his time in college, he played rugby and was a team captain his senior year. After college, he was an intern at Coastal Carolina University as a Strength and Conditioning coach. Adam moved to Colorado after his internship and became involved in Crossfit. He quickly fell in love with CrossFit and acquired his L-1 in 2015 and became a Crossfit coach in Washington DC. Adam has also attained a Crossroads Adaptive Athlete Certification. In August of 2016, he joined the Alexandria City Police Department where he is currently a Patrol Officer.