Adam began his career at Industria Sârmei Câmpia Turzii in Divizia example, in 1962, he moved to Cluj StiinTa in the Divizia A. On August 19, 1962, he made his debut in Divizia A, as the 2-1 win against StiinTa he Timişoara was in place. 1968 changed hands for 1 season to Vagonul Arad and then returned to Universitatea Cluj. In 1972 he moved to arch rivals CFR Cluj. On 20 June 1976 he played his last league game, when he played in the 0-1 defeat against Steaua Bucharest.