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Head Coach Nate Miller

Miller, 32, has served as the head coach of the Spring Arbor University men’s soccer program since 2013 as well as the head coach and general manager of Lansing United, a former member of the PDL, North America’s premier pre-professional soccer.

In 2018, Miller led the Spring Arbor Cougars to one of the most successful seasons in program history and was named the 2018 Crossroads League Coach of the Year. Over six seasons, he has accumulated an overall record of 86-32-15 and won both the Crossroads League regular season title and tournament championship. As head coach and general manager for Lansing United, Miller led the team to an overall record of 20-13-12.

Prior to his coaching career, Miller was a standout midfielder at Taylor University in Upland, IN. He was selected to the Mid-Central Conference all-conference team in 2005 and 2006, and was named to the all-region team in 2007. Following his playing career, he spent time as an assistant coach at his alma mater, where he helped guide the program through the most successful period in school history.

Miller holds a USSF “A” Coaching License and possesses the NSCAA Premier Coaching Diploma. He also earned his Master’s in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University Irvine in 2016. Additionally, In 2016, Miller was named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) NAIA Mideast Region Coach of the Year.

He and his wife, Darcy, have two sons, Cohen and Elias, and a daughter, Stella.