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Brian Miller

Hometown:
Hamilton, N.Y.

Position:
Associate Director of Athletics Communications

Birthdate:
05/17/1973

Experience:
Fifth Year

Alma Mater:
Northeastern University, 1996

Brian Miller

Brian Miller enters his fifth year at Tulane as the associate athletics communications director.

Miller, 40, is the primary contact for Tulane's men's basketball, men's tennis and bowling programs and the secondary contact for football for the Tulane athletics communication's department. He will also assist in the publicity of all other Tulane sports.

Prior to arriving in New Orleans, he spent a year and a half working at Louisiana Tech University as the director of marketing and communications or the College of Business as well as the director of marketing and communications for the Academy of Marketing Science.

Miller, a 17-year veteran of the sports information world, spend six years at LSU, three years at Auburn, three years at Louisiana Tech and a year at Florida Atlantic University.

He is worked with numerous sports over the years, including the two-time BCS National Champion LSU football teams, the five-time NCAA Final Four participant LSU women's basketball teams and the two-time NCAA Final Four participant Louisiana Tech women's basketball teams.

During his time at Louisiana Tech Miller served as the voice of the Lady Techsters basketball program as the play-by-play radio announcer. He also served as the color analyst for the women's basketball radio broadcasts during his six seasons at LSU.

Miller has promoted numerous student-athletes during national award campaigns, including LSU's two-time National Player of the Year Seimone Augustus and National Defensive Player of the Year Sylvia Fowles in basketball and multi-award winning Glenn Dorsey of the Tigers' football team.

He also promoted Louisiana Tech wide receiver Troy Edwards during his 1998 Biletnikoff Award winning season.

Miller produced national award winning publications at LSU. His 2002-03 and 2007-08 LSU women's basketball media guides were both named "Best in the Nation" by the College Sports Information Director of America.

Miller graduated from Northeastern University in Boston, in 1996 with a degree in broadcast journalism and began his career in sports information at NU as a student assistant in charge of the publicity of the Huskies' baseball program.

He is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America, the Football Writers Association of America, the United States Basketball Writers Association and the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.

The Hamilton, N.Y., native is married to the former Lisa McEachern of Nashville, Ga., with a family of five children. Priscilla (19), Richard (16), Trey (12) Jenna (11) and Cody (9).

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