Emily Miller

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Emily Miller grew up in Winston-Salem, NC playing her high school field hockey at Mount Tabor High School and club field hockey with Charlotte Ambush. She was a two-time NCFHA First Team All-State selection and compiled over 700 saves from 2010-12 with 302 coming in her senior season (2012).

After high school, she continued her field hockey career at Middlebury College. After recovering from two ACL tears, Emily started 41 games in goal for Middlebury during the 2015 and 2016 seasons, winning 34 games with a career goals against average of 1.09, picking up 15 shutouts. At Middlebury, she was the starting goalkeeper in the 2015 National Championship game, holding a previously undefeated Bowdoin scoreless, and helping Middlebury win the 2015 national championship by a score of 1-0. She led the 2015 NCAA division III tournament in save percentage (.940), making 14 saves while allowing one goal, breaking Middlebury’s single season shutout record in the national championship game.

Following graduation from Middlebury College with a degree in molecular biology, Emily attended the University of Virginia as a graduate student. She joined the University of Virginia field hockey team for one season in the fall of 2017 as a graduate student transfer. At UVA, she was named to the 2017 ZAG Field Hockey / NFHCA National Academic Squad, being named a scholar of distinction which recognizes those student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.90 or higher. After graduating from UVA in 2019 with a MS in biomedical engineering, Emily moved to Colorado to start a PhD program at the University of Colorado Boulder. Emily is super excited to be coaching with the Colorado Bears. She loves working with goalkeepers of all ages, and is thrilled to share her love of field hockey with young players.

Outside of coaching, Emily lives in Boulder and enjoys skiing, hiking, hanging out with her dog Duke, and playing in the Colorado Bears adult field hockey league.