After spending two years as the assistant strength and conditioning coach at Lamar, Joshua Miller was named the head coach in May of 2013.
In addition to managing the development of Lamar's football program, Coach Miller also oversees a strength staff responsible for designing and implementing scientifically based strength and conditioning programs for the universities Olympic sports.
Miller holds certifications and memberships through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC) and United States Weightlifting (USAW - Level 1 Sport Performance Coach).
Prior to coming to Lamar, Miller served as interim director and graduate assistant in the sport performance program at Southeastern Louisiana. While at SLU, Miller designed and implemented programs for football, baseball, men's and women's basketball, soccer and volleyball.
He also served as a student intern at Gayle Hatch Weightlifting in Baton Rouge and as a volunteer strength and conditioning coach at Hammond (La.) High School.
Miller earned a bachelor's degree in kinesiology from Southeastern Louisiana in 2009 and a master's degree in kinesiology from Lamar in 2012. He resides in Beaumont with his wife, Brittany, and son, Maximus.