Adam Bohac begins his eighth season at the helm of the Crimson Storm men’s basketball program after guiding Southern Nazarene through its first year of postseason eligibility in NCAA Division II and Great American Conference play.
Bohac currently has a career-record of 142-78 and became the fastest coach in school history to reach 100 wins with an 82-79 win over eventual Heartland Conference Champion Arkansas-Fort Smith, Dec. 7, 2012.
Bohac led the Crimson Storm to its first GAC Championship tournament in the 2014-15 season as SNU finished seventh in the conference and reached the quarterfinals of the tournament. The Crimson Storm finished third in the GAC during the 2013-14 season at 12-8 and went 18-13 overall before reaching the semifinals of the NCCAA National Championship where they finished third.
Before the 2013-14 season Bohac led the Storm to three straight appearances at the Buffalo Funds NAIA Men’s Basketball National Championships. Bohac, who became the second coach in program history to reach three straight national tournaments, led the Crimson Storm to the quarterfinals of the 2010 NAIA National Championship and to a 28-7 overall record and a 20-2 record in conference. He also coached his first NAIA All-American in Xavier Alexander that season. In 2013-14 Bohac led the team to an 18-13 record overall and a 12-8 conference record in just the second year in NCAA Division II. He also took the team to the NCCAA semifinals.
In the 2011-12 season, Bohac led SNU to a 22-11 overall record and a 14-8 record in the Soooner Athletic Conference as the top four teams in the SAC were all ranked in the NAIA Top 25.
Bohac led SNU to a 26-8 overall record and a 16-6 record in Sooner Athletic Conference play in the 2010-11 season. Bohac also picked up his first and the school’s seventh SAC Tournament Championship. He also became the second fastest coach in school history to reach 50 wins. He came into the 2011-12 season with a 74-27 career record. The 74 wins were the most in three seasons for any coach in school history. SNU started the year at No. 2 in the NAIA Preseason Coaches' Top 25 Poll.
In his first season, Bohac took the Storm to a 20-12 record in 2008-09. SNU finished sixth in the Sooner Athletic Conference with a 12-10 record.
Bohac (pronounced Bo hahch) came to SNU from the United States Military Academy, where he served as assistant for Jim Crews during the 2007-08 season. At West Point, Bohac focused on recruiting. Army was a Patriot League Semifinalist in 2007-08 and posted the program’s most league wins in school history. Bohac’s recruiting class was ranked 77th in the nation by Hoop Scoop.
Bohac originally came to Southern Nazarene in 2004, where he served as an assistant for Mike Broughton for three seasons. At SNU, Bohac was Broughton’s main recruiter and helped guide SNU to the 2007 SAC Tournament Championship and the second round of NAIA National Tournament. In 2007, SNU finished No. 6 in the final NAIA National Poll. Bohac was SNU’s recruiting coordinator, scouting coordinator, video coordinator, and he coached SNU’s perimeter players.
Bohac also coached the Athletes First AAU Team, guiding that team to a 25-2 record from 2005-07, including four tournament championships. With Athletes First, Bohac coached the L.A. Clipper’s and NBA first round draft pick, Blake Griffin, along with former Oklahoma State player Obi Muonelo.
Bohac is a graduate of Nebraska, where he played for former Cornhusker’s coach, Barry Collier. Bohac was an Academic All-Big Twelve first team selection in 2004 and a four-year letterman. Bohac was Nebraska’s Most Outstanding Attitude Award winner in 2003 and 2004 and was a Big Twelve Commissioners Honor Roll recipient five times.
Bohac went to Nebraska from Kimball (Neb.) High in, where he was a standout player during his career. At Kimball, Bohac was an all-state selection in 2000 and was the leading scorer in the state of Nebraska in 2000, averaging 25.6 points per game. Bohac was also an all-state football selection in 2000.
Bohac is married to former SNU women's basketball great, Christie Rush. The two were married in August of 2008. The Bohac's have two sons, Anderson and Addison, and a daughter, Abigail.