Adams Named Lions Girls Basketball Head Coach


Adams Named Lions Girls Basketball Head Coach 

Hyannis, MA (9/10/19) — St. John Paul II High School has named James ‘Gus’ Adams as the Lions’ Head Girls Basketball Coach, effective immediately. Adams succeeds Patrick Van Cott, who will continue as a member of the coaching staff. 

“Coach Adams is a highly skilled and accomplished coach who we are excited to bring to JPII. When he coached at Falmouth Academy, we saw his dedication and class when leading the Mariners to nine straight winning seasons and four C&I League titles,” said Rich Fazzi, JPII Athletic Director. 

Adams owns and operates Falmouth Physical Therapy. He has previously served as Head Coach at Falmouth Academy, Co-Director of Falmouth Travel Basketball, and Coach of Bay State Magic Girls AAU Basketball. 

“I’ve followed St. John Paul II High School for years and enjoyed my time assisting with baseball and the Campus Ministry program. The girls have a lot of promise, and Coach Van Cott and I are excited for what can be accomplished, ” Adams said. 

Gus Adams is a parishioner of St. Anthony’s, where he is also a Confirmation teacher, Eucharistic minister, and lector. Adams resides in Falmouth with his wife, Lisa Crago-Adams. 

“Coach Adams has shown his ability to lead programs to high levels of accomplishment. Moreover, he is a man of strong character, a faithful Catholic, and will lead in these ways as well. He is a great fit for our program,” stated Chris Keavy, President. 

Hyannis’ St. John Paul II High School provides high-quality, Catholic education to students in grades 9-12. The school competes in the Cape & Islands League. ###