Adam Chae

Adam has been involved with coaching over the past 10 years from youth level through high school.  Adam was a 2-year varsity starter for Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora, IL and went down state for 3-point contest in his senior year.  He continued his playing career at Division III Aurora University where he was named All Conference and led his team to the school's first ever NCAA tournament victory in 2003.  Adam also played briefly overseas in the KBL (Korean Basketball League).  After concluding his playing career, Adam was hired as Asst. Sophomore coach at Marmion High School for the 2008-09 season.  He furthered his coaching career at Francis Xavier Warde School in downtown Chicago where he's been Program Director for 4th thru 6th grade boys basketball for the past 7 seasons.  Adam has also coached for other travel programs in the Chicago area such as Swish and Phoenix.   He stresses the importance of fundamentals, preparation and teamwork as well as the value of hard work and competing to the best of your abilities.

  • Marmion High School - Sophomore Asst  '08 - '09
  • Swish Travel Basketball - 3rd thru 5th boys 2013 - 2015
  • Phoenix Travel Basketball - 6th boys 2017 - 2018
  • Francis Xavier Warde - 3rd thru 6th boys basketball program director  '12 - present
  • Certifications in PCA, Virtus Training, CPR/1st Aid
  • Played professionally in the KBL (Korean Basketball League '96)
  • '03 NIIC All-Conference (Led school to only NCAA Tournament win in '03)
  • Played College Basketball for Aurora University  '01 - '03
  • Country Insurance 3pt Contest Finalist '95
  • Beacon News Player of the Week  February '95
  • Played High School Basketball for Waubonsie Valley