John Miller is in his second year as the Associate Director of Athletics for Football Operations and Development at Southern Miss and the 12th overall working with the football program.
He received the promotion during the summer of 2006 after serving as the Assistant Director of Athletics for Football Operations for the previous five years. Prior to that, he worked as an assistant with the recruiting program and also spent time assisting with the defensive backs.
He oversees the day-to-day operations of the Golden Eagle football office, which also includes working with academics, bowl preparation, camps, game-day operations, on-campus recruiting weekends, practice and event scheduling and team travel. He also assists with all areas of fundraising within the football program. He serves as Southern Miss' liaison with NFL Scouts and oversees the player timing days.
In addition to his football duties, Miller serves as the Director of the Annual Jeff Bower Golf Tournament.
While in the Army, Miller worked in the criminal investigation division. He received two Army Commendations, a National Defense Award for Desert Storm and a Cold War Era Award for Desert Storm.
After serving for four years in the United States Army, Miller worked as an assistant coach at Clinton High School under David Bradberry.
Miller is the son of Walter and Mary Miller of Clinton. He, and his wife Jill, live in Hattiesburg with their sons, Jonathon and Josh.