He began his playing career at Chelsea F.C. but it was cut short at the age of 21 due to a serious knee injury.
He was appointed as the national team's head coach/manager in February 2011.
Prior to this he has been used as a consultant to the national team, he was appointed in January 2004 by the Grenadian Football Association. He attracted players such as Delroy Facey to play for the Spiceboyz. Adams managed Grenada at the 2005 Caribbean Cup, guiding the team out of the group stage before being knocked out by a second-round defeat by St Vincent and the Grenadines.