Derek Watt Adams (born 25 June 1975) is a Scottish football manager and former player. He has been the manager of Football League Two club Plymouth Argyle since 2015. Adams played professionally for six different clubs, including Ross County and Motherwell, where he made over 100 league appearances for both teams.
Adams became manager of Ross County in 2007, winning promotion from the Scottish Second Division in his first season, before reaching the Scottish Cup Final two years later. He joined Hibernian as assistant manager in 2010 before returning to Ross County the following year, where he won the Scottish First Division and was voted PFA Scotland Manager of the Year for the 2011–12 season. Having left County in 2014, Adams became manager of Plymouth Argyle in June 2015.Close