Adam Judge (photo courtesy of Indiana State athletics)
Aug. 18, 2011
OXFORD, Miss. - Adam Judge is a former NCAA All-American and Big Ten champion hammer thrower.
He is also a new assistant coach with Ole Miss Track and Field, head coach Joe Walker announced Thursday.
Judge will coach the Rebel throwers, a role he served for the last six years as an assistant coach at Indiana State.
"I am excited to have a coach with the success, background and passion that I found in Adam," Walker said. "I feel like he is a rising star in the throws coaching area and am eager to see all he can do at Ole Miss."
During Judge's time at Indiana State, Sycamore throwers won 11 conference events and competed in the NCAA Championships on six separate occasions. He also served as the program's recruiting coordinator.
Among his many prized pupils, Judge mentored 2011 NCAA indoor weight throw champion Felisha Johnson, as well as 2011 Indoor All-American Kelsey Hanley. He guided Brandon Pounds to shot put and weight throw titles at the 2009 MVC Indoor Championships, as well as a shot put crown at the 2009 MVC Outdoor Championships.
An outstanding collegiate athlete in his own right, Judge was the 2003 Big Ten champion and a two-time All-American in the hammer throw while at Indiana University. Prior to becoming a Hoosier, he was a three-time NJCAA All-American and a national champion in the hammer throw while attending Barton Community College in Kansas.
He joins current Ole Miss assistant coach Vanitta Kinard as former NCAA All-Americans on the Rebel staff.
After graduating from Indiana in 2003 with a B.S. in general studies, Judge served as a volunteer assistant coach with the Hoosiers. During that time, he trained and competed in the 2004 USA Olympic Trials in the hammer throw.
He and his wife, Beth, have two daughters: Maddison and Liv.
The return of junior defensive end C.J. Johnson and additions of sophomore Fadol Brown and freshman Marquis Haynes have changed the face of the defensive line, but freshman All-American Robert Nkemdiche remains front and center. With a season of experience... read more
The dean of Southeastern Conferences quarterbacks and the league's leading returner in total offense, passing yards and passing touchdowns, senior Bo Wallace is as healthy and confident as ever, and he's also assumed a more vocal leadership role on the... read more
We Are Ole Miss from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.In case you missed it, "Forward Together: We Are Ole Miss" from earlier this year: Forward Together: We Are Ole Miss from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more
Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze confirmed that junior cornerback Carlos Davis suffered a torn ACL and will likely have surgery Monday. Davis joins sophomore cornerback Tee Shepard and junior safety Chief Brown on the list of players expected to miss... read more
The launch of the SEC Network shows the growth and vision of the 14 schools in the conference. #OleMiss-- Coach Alex (@apsimms2) August 15, 2014 That was fun! And the @SECNetwork is only getting started. #SECStoried finished strong. Great... read more
Tonight is the night!! #SECNetworkLaunch pic.twitter.com/73UYs8B0Hg-- SEC Network (@SECNetwork) August 14, 2014 Historic day for SEC & #OleMiss as we celebrate the launch of the @SECNetwork at 5pm CST! Congrats to everyone who made it happen!-- Ross Bjork (@RossBjorkAD) August... read more
The center and right tackle position battles have been two of the biggest story lines of fall camp, but as the Rebels prepped for their second preseason scrimmage Wednesday night, they are closer to solidifying the depth chart along the... read more
"Buy-in" is a common term thrown around by coaches. How will first-year Ole Miss head volleyball coach Steven McRoberts measure buy-in, as the team continues its preseason work for the upcoming season? Attitude and effort. "If we bring those two... read more
The Ole Miss men's basketball team wrapped up its Bahamian exhibition tour with a perfect 2-0 record. Head coach Andy Kennedy recapped the trip, talked about the chemistry, depth and experience of a new-look roster heading into the fall. The... read more
Sophomore defensive end Fadol Brown and sophomore cornerback Kailo Moore returned from their respective injuries, while sophomore Tee Shepard remains out with a toe injury. The results from Shepard's MRI performed on Saturday are being sent to Birmingham, head coach... read more
The SEC Network will debut on Thursday, August 14 with a three-hour SEC Now that will visit every SEC school and the 21 sports within the SEC. The first two weeks of the network will also feature customized programming to... read more
Ole Miss continues its preparations for the the 2014 season with the second full week of fall camp starting Monday. Here's a look back at the first full week of fall camp with some observations and takeaways, as well as... read more