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Get To Know Your CABMA Colleagues - Omar Banks

Nov. 30, 2017

Omar Banks - Virginia Tech

Favorite CABMA memory?
2016 CABMA Convention Social Outing at Top Golf in Dallas. It was a wonderful time connecting with colleagues and many of us showcasing why we played sports other than golf in college!

Last book you read (title & author)?
The Power of Moments by Chip & Dan Heath, and Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

Favorite Movie?
Inside Out (just watched it the other day!)

Instagram or Twitter?

Most memorable sporting event attended?
2017 Clemson vs Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, VA - best atmosphere before and during a college game I've experienced to date.

Favorite Quote?
I don't have one quote but a collection of many. Today's quote is "Nothing worthwhile comes easy."



What is one of the greatest aspects of being involved in athletics?
For me, one of the greatest aspects is forming meaningful relationships with student-athletes to help develop them in all aspects of their lives. Parents entrust their children to us as freshmen, and our job becomes to shape and mold these young people into the next generation of leaders by using the skills and talents we have developed over our careers. It is something that I believe is very special and the opportunity to influence and develop our student-athletes is something to be cherished.

About CABMA: CABMA is an organization devoted to the establishment, maintenance and implementation of the highest standards of integrity and efficiency in the scope, policies and procedures involved in the management and administration of business in the athletics departments and associations of colleges and universities. For more information about CABMA, please visit www.cabma.com. CABMA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 53rd year. For more information on NACDA and the 17 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com