Al Miller

About this speaker

Playing Career • H.S. All-County First Team • College-All American 1958 and 1959 • Reading Amerks (Philadelphia) League All-Star Selection • Kingston Sport Club (NY)New York Cup Champions

Coaching Career • New Paltz State University 6 Years 1. SUNY Champions 1963-65 2. NCAA Atlantic Coast Champions 1965

• Hartwick College 6 years (1500 students) 1. Top 10 in nation all 6 years 2. NCAA Tournament selection every year 3. NCAA final four

One of the winning-est Collegiate Coaches in the Nation

Professional 1. Philadelphia Atoms-NASL Champions 1973 First team and coach in sports history to win a championship with an expansion franchise in its first year. 2. 1973 Professional Soccer Coach of the Year (Sporting News) 3. First soccer Cover story for Sports Illustrated

Dallas Tornado-6 seasons 1. Toured USA with Pele in 1976 2. Playoff 5 years out of 6 3. Last year semi-finals

Calgary Boomers 1 year 1. Playoffs in the first year

Tampa Bay Rowdies 1. Won NASL Indoor Championship

Ended Coaching career as the second winning-est Coach in League History.

Coached US National Team 1974 Asst. Coach US Olympic Team 1973 Asst Director of US National Coaching School

Soccer Management * General Manager of Cleveland Force-- Top Franchise for all 3 years Led League in Attendance and Revenues

General Manager of US Soccer Men's National Teams, Referees and Player Development

President/General Manager of Cleveland Force (10 years) • Started a new Franchise from scratch • Playoffs every year • 3 League Championships • Leading Franchise in wins, attendance, and revenues

National Soccer Hall of Fame 1994 (first ballot) Coaches Lifetime Achievement Award 2019


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