MIKE MILLER -- furman university HEAD COACH

Coach Miller is a Level 300 certified coach by USA Rugby and is incredibly passionate about teaching players the fundamentals of the game.  His playing career began in Singapore while he was attending the Singapore American School for K-12.  Over his 26 year playing career Miller was chosen to play select side rugby for the following territories: Texas Select (college & men’s), West ITT (college), Georgia Select (men’s 7s & 15s), South ITT (men’s 15s).  And at the peak of his career he was selected for The Singapore National team (7s & 15s) in 2000 & 2001.

Coach Miller has previous coaching experience with the following clubs: Saint Andrews Men’s Club, South Greenville High-school, Charlotte Rugby Club 7s, and The South 7s women’s team.  In addition to his playing and coaching experience, in 2012 Mike proudly became only the 33rd player to be inducted into the Sam Houston State rugby hall of fame.

Outside of rugby Miller is happily married to his best friend (Kristen Poe Miller) whom he met while attending Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas.  The couple have two children that are involved in a variety of different sports and they have lived in Mauldin, SC since 2001.  Miller earned degrees in International Business and Economics from Sam Houston State University and has been in the risk management business for the past 15 years.


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