Miller resigns as volleyball coach

By Doug Fitzgerald published July 1, 2004

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs athletic director Stephen Kirkham announced Thursday that volleyball coach Tara Miller resigned to pursue other opportunities.

Miller, whose teams posted a 9-47 record in her two seasons as coach, is in training to resume her playing career and has a promising opportunity to compete professionally in Europe. She was an All-American setter for Western State in 2001.

Miller also plans to resume coaching in the future.

"I am thankful of the opportunity given to me to be the head volleyball coach these past two years,” said Miller. “I am going to miss the players on the team and the people I worked with in the department. They are what really made this a special experience.

“Now, it's time for me to move on and pursue other opportunities but I will never forget the experiences I have had here at this school and in this department."

Kirkham, who also began his official duties as athletic director Thursday, did not announce a timetable for naming a new volleyball coach.

“We are grateful for coach Millerâ€TMs contributions to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs athletic department these past two years and wish her well in her future endeavors,” he said.

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