URI Basketball Head Coach
May 21, 2024
Archie Miller
URI Basketball Head Coach

Archie Miller was named as the 21st head coach in Rhode Island history on March 18, 2022.

Miller came to Kingston with a storied pedigree in the Atlantic 10. He won two conference titles and had four NCAA Championship appearances in six seasons at Dayton. With a record of 206-121 over the course of 10 seasons as a head coach with the Flyers and Indiana, Miller averaged more than 20 wins per year and had six national postseason appearances before arriving in Rhode Island.

A native of Beaver Falls, Pa., Miller spent six seasons as head coach at Dayton, where he won Atlantic 10 Conference regular season championships in 2016 and 2017.

He comes from a family of coaches with his father, John.  In April, 2015, he joined his father and brother in the Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame.  Other greats in the Beaver County Hall include Mike Ditka, Tony Dorsett, Terry Francona, Pete and Press Maravich, Joe Namath, Babe Parilli and Norm Van Lier.

Miller earned his bachelor’s degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism from NC State in 2002.