Cards will benefit from new program
Tom Jurich was named U of L's Director of Athletics on Oct. 22, 1997.
Kevin Miller, a veteran administrator in the Cardinal athletics department for the past 26 years, is in his fifth year as Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director. He had served six years as Senior Associate Athletic Director, 11 years as Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations and worked six years as assistant athletic director for business at UofL.
Miller oversees the athletic department financial and personnel operations while also supervising football and men's basketball. He also oversees facilities and equipment, game management and internal policies and procedures. He currently serves on the Cardinal Club Advisory Board of Directors and has previously served on the conference golf championship committee.
Since joining the Athletic Department, Miller has helped implement the long-term Financial Management Plan and Gender Equity Plan for the Athletic Association. He served on two NCAA Certification Steering Committees (1996-97 and 2002-03) and assisted in negotiating the Cards' local media, Louisville arena lease and Nelligan Sports Marketing agreements.
Miller served as the athletic department representative on UofL's NCAA self-study steering committee. He has served as tournament manager for the 1992, 1993 and 1995 Metro Conference Tournaments; 2001 and 2003 C-USA tournaments; as well as the First and Second Rounds of the 1991 NCAA Tournament hosted by UofL. He helped establish the UofL Student-Athlete Advisory Council in 1994.
Miller worked 11 years in the UofL controller's office prior to joining the athletic department. He served in various capacities with the University Credit Union, including six years as a member of the union's Board of Directors.
A native of Lebanon Junction, Ky., Miller earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Western Kentucky University in 1973.
Miller and his wife Betty have two children -- son Jeremy and daughter Jennifer Buckingham. Jennifer and husband David --both UofL graduates -- have two children: Riley and Daylen. Jeremy and his wife Meghanne have two children: Ethan and Jordin.