College Coaching Experience

Overall Record: 98-38 (68.75%)

George Washington University

Assistant Coach

2019- 2020

  • Coached the Wings, which included Jamison Battle, a 1st team All A10 Freshmen Team performer & Maceo Jack who together finished 1 & 2 in 2019 in made 3pt FGs in the A10

  • Special Teams & Recruiting Coordinator

  • Signed 7 new players to the roster – all local players which was the University’s priority in recruiting

  • Branding the University and the City as the “World’s Most Powerful” #WMPU & #WMPC

  • Signed highest ranked recruiting class in school history

  • Signed James Bishop team’s leading scorer

  • Top 10 teams to win the 2020 Offseason" according to Aaron Torres

University of South Alabama

Assistant Coach

2018- 2019

  • Recruited 6th ranked transfer recruiting class in the nation in 2018 according to The Athletic" 

  • Recruited roster that went from preseason 7th to preseason 1st selection in the Sun Belt

  • 84th ranked recruiting class nationally, 1st ranked recruiting class in the Sun Belt, and best recruiting class in school history

  • Coached the Forwards which included Josh Ajayi, an All-Sun Belt Performer

  • Created the "Port City" student section and @USAPortCity social media which led to significant increase in student attendance at games

University of Maryland

Director of Basketball Operations

2014-2018

Record: 98-38 (72%)

  • Three straight NCAA Tournament appearances, three NCAA Tournament wins, 1 Sweet 16 appearance

  • Finished tied for 2nd in the our first three regular seasons in the Big 10

  • Led the effort to begin the first ever former player reunion in Maryland Basketball history bringing many former great back to campus for the first time

  • Created the Maryland Basketball Coaching Clinic and Team Camp – The most attended camp in the area (32,64, and 80 varsity teams in the three years camp has been in existence)

  • Involved in scheduling Georgetown vs Maryland – renewing a rivalry in College Park for the first time since 1973

  • Most successful three year span in UMD History (2014: 28-7, 2015: 27-9, 2016: 24-9)

  • 37-1 in non-conference games scheduled over three seasons – Saved $336,000 from 2015 to 2016 on guarantees

  • Helped create 2016’s most “googled” trend the “Running man challenge” & team mantra #WeWill

  • Signed Ivan Bender & Eric Ayala

  • Initiated several athletic department wide efforts that assisted all teams in recruiting, saving money, and player welfare

  • Increased Maryland’s social media accounts from dormant to top 15 most followed accounts in all of college athletics

NC State University 

Video Coordinator 

2011-2014

Record: 69-39 (63%)

  • Prepared every scouting report in 3 seasons alongside Bobby Lutz

  • Three straight top 15 recruiting classes

  • Most wins in three seasons since the great Everett Case

  • Three straight NCAA Tournament appearances, three NCAA Tournament wins, 1 Sweet 16 appearance

  • Branded the program via social media to an unprecedented level

  • Invented the hashtag #WPN which is used by our fans on all social media outlets – a unifying symbol for the fans

  • Started CoachGott.Com which was NC State Basketball’s sports network

  • Created the #BattleCannon video segment series highlight 2 walkon PSA’s

  • Created the #GottLunch program which resulted in major donations to the University’s Wolfpack Sports Properties

Bowie State University

Assistant Coach

2010-2011

Record: 23-6 (79%)

  • Recruited 7 players that lead our program to its First NCAA Tournament berth in 13 years and finish with a Top 10 national Ranking

  • Beat #2 in the nation IUP the year after they went to the NCAA National Championship game with 2 returning All-Americans

  • 100% Graduation rate

  • Recruited & Signed 2 of the nation’s most sought after NJCAA players in Najee White and Dametric Scott

  • Started the Darrell Brooks Basketball Camp & Team Camp– The first camp at Bowie State of its kind in over 15 years

  • Bowie State, with the players Nima has recruited, has either won the regular season or post season championship every year since he joined the program

"Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

-John Wooden

UNC Charlotte University

Graduate Assistant Coach

2009-2010

Record: 19-12 (61%)

  • 19-12 overall record
    Organized & oversaw: team travel, campus visits, recruiting database, and academics

  • Ran all additional on court workouts"

  • Created & Maintained recruiting database and all materials that went to PSAs