TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Seminoles.com) – Chase Goldstein, the video coordinator for the nationally ranked Florida State Men’s Basketball team, has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2019 Under Armour 30-Under-30 Team. The 30-Under-30 Team represents 30 of the most outstanding men’s college basketball coaches under the age of 30.
Goldstein played an important role in of the greatest seasons in school history in 2019. The Seminoles played in their third consecutive NCAA Tournament, advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the school-record tying second consecutive season, finished the season ranked 10th nationally, advanced to the championship game of the ACC Tournament, finished fourth in the ACC standings and defeated six nationally ranked teams in winning a school-record 29 games. Florida State finished fourth in the best conference for college basketball in the country. The Seminoles defeated national champion Virginia in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament to reach the championship game of the ACC Tournament for the third time in school history.
The Seminoles won a school-record eight consecutive ACC games from January 22 through February 19 and tied the school record for ACC wins in a single season with 15 (13 during the regular season and two in the ACC Tournament).
Goldstein has been a member of two NCAA Tournament teams in his two seasons at Florida State. The Seminoles advanced to the Elite Eight in 2018 and the Sweet 16 in 2019.
“I am humbled and honored to be listed among such an incredible group of young coaches,” said Goldstein. “Coach Hamilton, Coach Jones, Coach Gates and Coach Young are tremendous mentors for me. I am blessed to work for a staff that is invested in my growth and development.”
Goldstein became a member of the Seminoles’ coaching staff in 2017 after serving as the assistant coordinator of operations at Florida Gulf Coast during the 2016-17 season. During the 2017 season, he helped the Eagles to a milestone season. Florida Gulf Coast posted a 26-8 record, matching the program’s Division-I single-season win record and its first single-digit loss campaign in the Division I era. The Eagles set a Division I program record for regular-season wins with 23, and finished their Atlantic Sun Conference season with a 12-2 record for a program-best .857 winning percentage.
During the 2015-16 NBA season, Goldstein was the Charlotte Hornets’ video coordinator intern. In his role he edited opponent clips, generated personnel for opponents’ offensive and defensive sets and compiled video edits for potential playoff match ups. He worked under NBA Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing in player development where he worked directly with Al Jefferson, Kemba Walker, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Nic Batum.
Florida State opens its 2019-20 season with an ACC game at Pitt on November 6, 2019.