COACH JAMES MILLER

In line with our club’s philosophy of creating the best possible environment for our players, the selection and development of our coaching staff are of the utmost importance. We at Crusaders strive to provide our players with the best possible coaches to help them realize their potential not just as soccer players but as well as members of society.

Today we feature one of the best representatives of this philosophy, coach James Miller. Read on and get to know what makes Coach Miller such an important member of our coaching staff.

COACHING ASSIGNMENT(S): G2007 Premier

COACHING LICENSES: USSF D License 

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Goalkeeper Coaching License (GK1)

COACHING EXPERIENCE: 

  • Alliance Soccer Club GU14 (AA-B 2nd Place Presidio League)
  • Alliance Soccer Club GU15 (AA-A)
  • Scripps Ranch United GU16 GK Coach (AAA)
  • San Diego Surf GU17 GK Coach
  • La Mesa Matrix GK Coach BU12 (AA-A)
  • El Cajon Matrix G2007 (SDDA Flight 1)
  • AYSO Spring Select GU14 (Undefeated Season)
  • Present – Crusaders Soccer Club G2007

TOURNAMENT SUCCESS:

  • 2019: CA State Cup Round of 32 (G2007)
  • 2019:  San Diego Charity Cup Champions (G2007)
  • 2019:  Coronado Crown City Classic Champions (G2007)
  • 2018 – Chula Vista Premier Finalists (G2007)
  • 2018 – Charity Cup Champions (G2007)
  • 2015 – Albion Cup Champions (GU8)
  • 2015 – Copa De Barca Cup Finalists (GU8)
  • 2008 – State Cup Round of 8 (GU17)
  • 2007 – Crusaders Cup Finalists (GU15)

COLLEGE ATHLETICS: 

SDSU Track and Field 3 year varsity letter winner, 3rd all-time at SDSU for the Javelin and nationally ranked as a Redshirt Junior in 1992.  Trained under Coach Rahn Sheffield; USA Track and Field Sprints and Hurdles National Coach, Jim Spillers; former “throws” coach at SDSU and current AD at Southwestern College and Gary Stathis; former SDSU Head Coach and Multi-Events Coach, immediate past AD and current Track coach at Steele Canyon High School.

The SDSU Track and Field team was disbanded by the university after the 1992 season due to Title IX thus wiping out Jim’s senior year of collegiate competition.

SDSU Baseball (Freshman redshirt).

SDSU IFC Soccer (Intermural League) 4 years.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN AT CSC? Since 2017

HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS:

  • Valhalla High School (1984-1988): Football, Soccer, Baseball, Track and Field
  • CIF Champions: Soccer 1987/1988 season (undefeated)

– Played under the legendary coach, George Logan, who founded the SDSU Men’s Soccer team and was the US Men’s U20 National Coach.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION ABOUT YOURSELF: 

Work in the world of professional sports as an attorney and NFL Sports Agent representing professional football players since 1997.  I am married to Barbara Miller and coach my youngest daughter, Jamie, on the Crusaders Girls 2007 Premier team. My favorite sports team is the San Diego State Aztecs and my favorite soccer player is Pele.