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Edward K. Miller

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Edward K. Miller

Class of 1954

Inducted: July 2006


Ed Miller was an educator for 38 years and a coach for 30 years, 26 years were spent in the Wheelersburg School system. The discipline and work ethic he instilled in his players made them successful beyond the playing field. A sports writer once wrote, “When you add together all the lives that have been touched by Ed Miller, you may come up with a much more incredible number than the 250 wins he recorded on the football field.” Ed Miller has been honored by the Ohio House of Representatives, Wheelersburg Board of Education and Southern Ohio Conference (S.O.C.) for his coaching accomplishments. He was inducted into the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association “Hall of Fame” in July 1996.

Honors and accomplishments:
Coaching record
Portsmouth Notre Dame High School: 77 wins – 12 losses – 2 ties
Wheelersburg High School: 173 wins – 29 losses – 2 ties

1989 State Championship
1967 & 1970 Mythical State Championships
1983 & 1991 State Semi-Finalists
1981, 1989 & 1991 State Regional Championships
20 S.O.C. Championships
17 S.O.C. Coach of the Year
1967, 1970 & 1979 AP Ohio Coach of the Year
11 undefeated teams

Work Experience:
1972 – 1999 Wheelersburg High School – Physical Education/Health Teacher & Football Coach
1962 – 1971 Notre Dame High School - Physical Education/Health Teacher & Football Coach
1961 Northwest High School - Physical Education/Health Teacher & Football Coach

1960 Eastern Kentucky University, B.A. degree in Physical Education/Health


Wife: Darlene (Dart)
Children: Karen Leesburg, Belinda Smith, Terilyn Holland, Deanna Parsley, Ed Miller, Matthew Miller, & Mark Miller 

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