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Cedarville hires basketball coach

Addy Miller takes over Yellow Jackets after three seasons as an assistant coach at Drury University

- By David Jablonski Staff Writer

Cedarville University announced the hiring of Addy Miller as women’s basketball coach on Wednesday.

Miller, 29, worked as an assistant coach at Drury University, a NCAA Division II program in Springfiel­d, Mo., for the past three seasons. The team was 87-9 in that span and lost in the national championsh­ip game in 2021.

“From my first contact with Cedarville University,” Miller said in a press conference at Cedarville, “it has been apparent that there is a commitment to excellence, a commitment to winning, a commitment to graduating students and, most importantl­y, a commitment to do so in a way that is pleasing to the Lord.

“I can assure you that the student athletes I have a privilege of serving will be role models in the classroom. They will serve this community, and they will be winners on the court and in life. My goal as your head coach is to teach young women lessons not only on the basketball court, but more importantl­y provide opportunit­ies to learn to live a balanced life after basketball.”

Miller was named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Associatio­n

Thirty Under 30 list, which recognizes up-and-coming young coaches, in 2021 and 2022.

“We are excited to welcome a proven winner in Addy Miller to our women’s basketball program,” Cedarville Athletic Director Chris Cross said in a statement. “Throughout the search process she has demonstrat­ed an impressive balance of faith, humility, passion, and confidence along with a desire to be a part of what God is doing at


Addy Miller was named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Associatio­n Thirty Under 30 list.

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