Wed, May 21 2014
LeTourneau University has named Dan Miller as the new head men's basketball coach, announced athletic director Terri DeikeTuesday..
“After a national search, we are very excited to have a person of Dan’s caliber join the LETU staff and begin work to move the men’s basketball program to the next level.”
Miller comes to LeTourneau after a successful career as a collegiate assistant and as a high school boy’s basketball coach at Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas. After a stint as an assistant at the University of Southwest Minnesota, from 2003-04 under head coach Greg Stemen, Miller built the program from scratch at Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas. Over the last nine years, he posted a 218-70 overall record, including four district titles, two regional appearances and seven-straight playoff appearances. The two regional appearances and seven-straight playoff appearances is unprecedented success in Katy ISD.
The high school program developed by Miller at Seven Lakes produced 32 of a possible 43 district titles among the five teams. Eleven former student-athletes continued their basketball skills on the collegiate level, including six on the NCAA Division I level.
Miller was named the District 19-5A Coach of the Year on four occasions, the Katy ISD All Sports Coach of the Year in 2010 and coached in the Houston Area Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game in 2012.
The Brillion, Wisconsin native will be joined in Longview by his wife, Monica, and three children, daughter, Kayla, and sons, Kyren and Kayden.
LeTourneau University is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree programs across a range of academic disciplines and delivery models. Students are enrolled in programs on ground at LETU’s residential campus in Longview, Texas, as well as hybrid and fully online options at educational centers in Dallas and Houston.
Academic majors include aviation, business, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, health care administration, health science-nursing, human services, kinesiology, the liberal arts, psychology, the sciences and theology.
Claiming every workplace in every nation as its mission field, LeTourneau University graduates are professionals of ingenuity and Christ-like character who see life’s work as a holy calling with eternal impact. For additional information, visit www.letu.edu.