Updated August 2021
Adam Balog is in his third season as Operations Assistant for the Florida State men’s basketball team. His duties include assisting the Seminole coaching staff during on-campus recruiting visits, scheduling practice times, overseeing the team managers, coordinating team travel and meals, overseeing player housing and meal organization, coordinating the Leonard Hamilton Basketball Camps and working alongside the Director of Operations on many of the daily operational activities of the Men’s Basketball Office.
Balog was a graduate assistant for the Seminoles from 2017-2019 before taking on an expanded role in the operation of Head Coach Leonard Hamilton’s office. As a graduate assistant, he aided the team and coaching staff in daily routines and basketball activities, managed equipment, assisted with team travel and managed and coordinated the Seminole players daily schedules. As a graduate assistant, Balog worked with the team during two NCAA tournament appearances, including the Seminoles’ 2018 NCAA Elite Eight and 2019 Sweet 16 appearances.
Balog worked with Florida State’s players and coaches during the 2019-20 season when the Seminoles won the first regular season ACC Championship in school history, finished with a 26-5 record and were ranked No. 4 in the final Associated Press poll of the season.
Balog helped Florida State the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, to a second place finish in the ACC regular season standings and to a runner-up finish in the ACC Tournament Championship during the 2021 season.
Prior to working with the Florida State men’s basketball team, he was a student manager for the Cleveland State men’s basketball team from 2013-2015 and was a Cavs Academy Coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers for one season.
Balog received a bachelor’s degree in Sport Industry from Ohio State University in 2017 before receiving his master’s degree in Sport Management from Florida State in 2019.
Balog has sharpened his basketball knowledge as he has worked summer camps at Auburn, Virginia Tech, Purdue, Florida State, and Air Force.
Balog is originally from Elyria, Ohio.