Mike Miller

Mike Miller (born August 14, 1964)

Current position: Texas State Bobcats, Eastern Illinois Panthers, Westchester Knicks, New York Knicks
Texas State record: 87-79 (.524)
Eastern Illinois record: 75-130 (.366)
Overall record^: 162-209 (.437)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2021-present Washington Wizards (asst)
2020-2021 Oklahoma City Thunder (asst)
2019-2020 New York Knicks (interim HC)
2019 New York Knicks (asst)
2015-2019 Westchester Knicks
2013-2015 Austin Toros/Spurs (asst)
2012-2013 UC Riverside (asst)
2005-2012 Eastern Illinois
2000-2005 Kansas State (asst)
1994-2000 Texas State
1991-1994 Texas State (asst)
1990-1991 Sam Houston State (asst)
1989-1990 Western Illinois (asst)

Mike Miller Facts

  • Mike Miller
  • Born August 14, 1964
  • Hometown: Monmouth, Illinois
  • Alma Mater: East Texas State University (BA, 1987)
  • Graduated from Monmouth HS (IL) and then played at D-II East Texas State (now known as Texas A&M-Commerce)
  • Started his coaching career back in his home state at Western Illinois, spending one season as an assistant under Jack Margenthaler
  • Was an assistant at Sam Houston State for one year before joining Jim Wooldridge‘s staff at Texas State in 1991
    • After three seasons, Miller was elevated to head coach; led the program for the next six seasons
    • Went 87-79 overall, winning two Southland titles and reaching the NCAA Tournament in 1997 after winning the Southland Tournament
  • Reunited with Wooldridge in 2000, working on his staff at Kansas State for the next five seasons
  • Left K State in 2005 to be the head coach at Eastern Illinois, leading the Panthers for seven seasons
    • Compiled an overall record of 75-130, highlighted by the 2009-10 season when the team went 19-12 (11-7 OVC)
    • The school declined to renew Miller’s contract in 2012 following a 12-17 campaign
  • Worked with Wooldridge for one more season at UC Riverside before moving up to the professional coaching ranks
  • Was an assistant with the Austin Toros/Spurs of the NBA G League for two seasons under head coach Ken McDonald
  • Became the head coach of the Westchester Knicks – the G League affiliate for the New York Knicks – in 2015
    • Went 108-92 in four seasons at the helm, reaching the Playoffs in 2016; was named G League Coach of the Year in 2018
  • Moved up to the New York Knicks staff – led by David Fizdale – ahead of the 2019-20 season
    • Named interim head coach of the Knicks in December 2019 after Fizdale’s dismissal; went 17-27 in 44 games at the helm
  • Spent one year on Mark Daigneault’s staff in Oklahoma City and since 2021 has been with the Wizards and head coach Wes Unseld Jr.

Mike Miller Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at the NCAA Division I level only