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Bill Miller
Bill Miller
Title: Director of Athletics
Phone: 830-372-8124
Email: bmiller@tlu.edu

As director of athletics and Texas Lutheran's head baseball coach, Bill Miller has led the Bulldogs to unprecedented success in NCAA Division III athletics. After spearheading the conversion of the sports program from NCAA Division II to NCAA Division III, Miller has guided the Bulldog athletics program to a national championship in softball, a national runner-up in baseball, three individual event national titles in women's track & field, and and to one individual event national championship in men's track & field.

With Miller as director of athletics, TLU Athletics has accomplished:

 

5 NCAA DIVISION III NATIONAL TITLES;

53 NCAA DIVISION III NATIONAL TOP 10 FINISHES;

23 SOUTHERN COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE TEAM TITLES;

19 AMERICAN SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE TEAM TITLES;

21 AMERICAN SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE WEST DIVISION TEAM TITLES;

86 NCAA DIII NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES;

125 PLAYING ALL-AMERICANS; and,

40 COSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICANS.

 

Miller took over as interim athletic director in 1999. The interim tag was removed in 2000 when Miller was hired as the full-time director of athletics.

In Miller's tenure, the Bulldogs have hosted an NCAA Men's Soccer National Tournament playoff game, an NCAA South/Southeast Regional Cross Country Championship, an NCAA Men's Basketball National Tournament playoff game, an NCAA Softball Regional Tournament, five American Southwest Conference Baseball divisional series, two American Southwest Conference Baseball Championship Tournaments, four American Southwest Conference Volleyball Championship Tournaments, two SCAC Softball Championships, one SCAC Baseball Championship, one SCAC Men's Basketball Championship, one SCAC Women's Basketball Championship, two SCAC Track & Field Championships, one SCAC Women's Soccer Championship, one SCAC Men's Soccer Championship, and one SCAC Cross Country Championship.

Miller retired in 2007 as the head baseball coach at Texas Lutheran. His winning percentage of .734 is the highest among all-time TLU head coaches. He retired after 15 years and 530 wins with the Bulldog baseball team. He twice led the Bulldogs within a victory of the NCAA Division III College World Series.