NC State won its third game of its five-game exhibition tour and the team spend its off day on cruise.
Today's blog recaps the last few days with the Pack in Spain.
NC State exhibition basketball games to air on The Triangle's only HD Radio sports station, and streamed on WRALSportsFan.com and its mobile app.
Nima Omidvar enters his second season on the NC State men's basketball staff as the team's video coordinator. In this capacity, Omidvar is responsible for all video needs for the Wolfpack coaching staff, including videotaping practice sessions and games in addition to providing video of opponents. He also assists with the social media coverage of the basketball program.
Prior to his arrival in Raleigh, Omidvar was an assistant coach at Bowie State. In 2010-11, he helped guide the Bulldogs to a 23-6 mark, including a 16-2 record in CIAA competition and their second-straight Northern Division crown. Bowie State advanced to the NCAA Division II tournament, posting an opening-round victory over Mansfield before falling to Indiana (PA) in the regional semifinal.
Omidvar got his start in coaching at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School (JDS) as the head coach from 2004-06. During his tenure at JDS, he led his squad to a PVAC championship and a runner-up finish. He then moved on to St. John's College High School for the 2006-07 season, where he was an assistant to Paul Destefano, helping guide the Cadets to a 28-9 ledger. While at St. John's, he provided tutelage for McDonald's All-American Chris Wright.
His next stop was a two-year stint (2007-09) at Paul VI Catholic High, working under Glenn Farello. While there, Omidvar helped the squad attain its first-ever national ranking (20th) and capture its first Virginia Independent School state championship.
In 2009, Omidvar broke into the collegiate ranks as a graduate assistant at Charlotte under current Wolfpack associate head coach Bobby Lutz. There his duties included helping monitor student-athlete academics, assisting with the coordination of team travel and providing recruiting support for the coaching staff.
In addition to his work on the prep and collegiate levels, Omidvar has worked on the AAU and club program level. He also helped organize and execute a variety of basketball showcase events.
A 2008 graduate of Maryland, Omidvar is single and resides in Raleigh.