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Sean Miller is an American basketball coach who coaches men’s college teams and is currently the Arizona Wildcats coach that plays in the Pac-12 Conference. As a USA Basketball member, he has won gold medals three times and has won the “Coach of the Year” award three times in the Pac-12 Conference and a USA Basketball Coach on that Year. He has coached players like Lamont Jones, Kyle Fogg, Nick Johnson, Allonzo Trier, and Zeke Nnaji, to name a few.
|Sean Edward Miller
|Date Of Birth
|November 17, 1968
|Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, USA
Sean Miller’s full name is Sean Edward Miller. Miller was born to his mother and father, John Miller, on November 17, 1968.in Ellwood City, which lies in Pennsylvania. His father was a basketball coach and coached Blackhawk High School in Pennsylvania. Sean studied in Blackhawk High School, and while there, he played as a point guard as his father coached the team.
Sean Miller had exceptional ball-handling skills and even got featured in the film “The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh.” At the age of 14, he made an appearance in “Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.” He studied communications at the University of Pittsburgh.
From 1987 to 1992, Miller played a point defender at the University of Pittsburgh. Sean Miller was best known for his leadership qualities due to which he was able to compete well even though he wasn’t as athletic as the other players. Miller played 128 games and scored 1282 points and averaged 10 points per game with 744 assists, 261 rebounds, and 102 steals. In the 2009-10 season, he made it to the all-time scorers at the 17th spot and was named the all-time best three-point shooter.
After his basketball career as a player, Sean Miller shifted his gears towards coaching and 1992 to 1993. He was a graduate assistant for the Wisconsin Badgers. From 1993 to 1995, Miller worked as an assistant coach under Herb Sendek at Miami University. After this, he was the assistant coach at Pittsburgh University under Ralph Willard from 1995 to 1996. From 1996 to 2001, Sean Miller worked as an associate coach under Herb Sendek at NC State University. From 2001 to 2004, he was the assistant coach at Xavier University.
From 2004 to 2009, he was the head coach of Xavier University’s men’s basketball team and led the team to four NCAA tournaments. They won three A-10 regular-season championships. They also won a conference tournament championship, and in 2008, he was named A-10 Coach of the Year.
From 2009, he started coaching the Arizona Wildcats. He accepted the post of the head coach at Arizona on April 6 of 2009. With them, he has won the Pac-12 Tournament in 2015, 2017, and 2018. They have won 5 Pac-10/12 regular seasons in 2011, 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018. He has a record of 405-147 overall with a .734 win rate.
Miller is married to Amy, plus Amy gave birth to the three kids. He has a brother named Archie Miller, a basketball coach, and coaches Indiana University’s basketball team.
Height, Weight, and Age
The reports of his height and weight are not available, and he is 51 years old.
As of October of 2020, Sean Miller isn’t active on any social media platforms.
His annual salary amounts to US$ 2.8 million as of 2020. He makes most of his fortune from being a basketball coach, and his net worth is under review.