Nebraska basketball coach Tim Miles has named Ali Farokhmanesh as Director of Player Relations and Development for the Huskers. Farokhmanesh had served as graduate manager for the program the past two years.
“I am really happy to add Ali Farokhmanesh to our staff on a full-time basis,” said Miles. “I appreciate his efforts as our graduate assistant and know he will do a terrific job as our Director of Player Relations and Development. Ali has a terrific reputation as a player and now is building the same thing as a coach. He has a very strong connection to our guys and will do an excellent job in this role.”
Farokhmanesh spent four seasons overseas playing professionally following a standout career at the University of Northern Iowa where he led the Panthers to the NCAA Sweet 16 and a 30-5 record in 2010.