Sean Miller

Sean Miller (born November 17, 1968)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Xavier Musketeers
Current conference: Big East Conference
Arizona record: 252-109 (.698) **
Xavier record: 163-75 (.685)
Overall record: 415-184 (.693) **

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present Xavier
2009-2021 Arizona
2004-2009 Xavier
2001-2004 Xavier (asst)
1996-2001 NC State (asst)
1995-1996 Pittsburgh (asst)
1993-1995 Miami (OH) (asst)
1992-1993 Wisconsin (grad. asst)

Sean Miller Facts

  • Sean Edward Miller
  • Born November 17, 1968
  • Hometown: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
  • Alma Mater: University of Pittsburgh (BA, 1992)
  • Played point guard at Pittsburgh from 1987-1992 for head coach Paul Evans
  • Started coaching in 1992 as a graduate assistant under head coach Stu Jackson at Wisconsin
  • Spent seven seasons as an assistant to Herb Sendek – two at Miami (OH) and five at NC State
  • Also served as an assistant for one season under Ralph Willard at his alma mater, Pitt
  • Was an assistant to Thad Matta at Xavier for three seasons before taking over as the XU head coach in 2004
    • Went to four NCAA Tournaments in five years at Xavier, including runs to the 2008 Elite Eight and 2009 Sweet Sixteen
  • Hired as Arizona’s head coach in 2009 and brought quick success to the program; the Wildcats finished with 30 wins following an Elite Eight run in Miller’s second season (2010-11)
  • In March 2022, Miller returned to Xavier for a second stint as the Musketeers’ head coach
    • His first year back, XU went 25-9, were ranked as high as #8 in the country and reached the NCAA Sweet Sixteen as a 3-seed
  • His younger brother is Archie Miller, is also in college basketball, currently the head coach at Rhode Island

Sean Miller Coaching Tree


** Listed records and accomplishments for this coach do not include wins or appearances later vacated by the NCAA