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Keith Miller
Keith Miller
Title: Diving Coach
Organization: M Swimming & Diving
Phone: (617) 496-8790
Email: kdmiller@fas.harvard.edu
College: Tufts 1982
Experience: 23rd Season

Keith Miller is in his 23rd season as a member of the Harvard coaching staff in 2013-14. He coaches both the men's and women's diving programs and has led each to great success during his tenure.

At least one of Miller's pupils won a league diving title from 2003-07 and again from 2010-13. Miller helped Michael Stanton '13 capture the one-meter and three-meter title at the 2010 Ivy League Championships as a freshman, and repeat as one-meter champion in 2011. In 2012, freshman Mike Mosca '15 overtook Stanton on the one-meter to claim his first Ivy title before placing second on the three-meter. Mosca also broke the school's championship meet record on both boards in his freshman campaign.

In 2013, Miller helped Mosca claim both the one-meter and three-meter events at the Ivy League Championships to be named the Karl B. Michael High Point Diver of the Meet. With a second-place finish at the Zone Diving Championships, Mosca earned a spot at the NCAA Championships. 

On the women's side, Samantha Papadakis '08 placed second on the one-meter at the 2007 NCAA Zone A Championships to qualify herself for the NCAA Championships for the second straight year. At the 2012 Ivy League Championships, senior Leslie Rea '12 was recognized as the Career High Point Diver after taking second on the three-meter.

Miller coached Crimson divers to wins in three of the four events at their respecive league championships in 2005-06. Danil Rybalko '06 swept the diving events at the EISL Championships and was Diver of the Meet. Alison Pipitone '08 shared Diver of the Meet honors at the Ivy League Championships by winning the three-meter. Papadakis was second in both dives at Ivies and won the NCAA Zone A one-meter title at to advance to the NCAA Championships.

Greg Walker '01 twice represented Harvard at the NCAA Championships. Craig Narveson '94, a three-time NCAA All-American, placed 15th in the three-meter at the 1994 U.S. Indoor Championships.

The Harvard women captured Ivy diving titles in three of four seasons from 2005-08, with Annika Giesbrecht '07 and Papadakis preceding Pipitone. Lara Jacobson '98 placed sixth on platform at the 1995 U.S. Indoor Nationals, qualifying for the US National Team. She also placed 12th at the 1995 NCAA's as a freshman. Kara Miller '97 won the Eastern Championships in 1996 and qualified for the NCAA Championships and Indoor and Outdoor Senior Nationals.

In addition to his work with Harvard's programs, Miller also has significant experience at the national and international levels. He was selected to coach at the 1994 and 1995 United States Olympic Festivals and was a member of the U.S. national team staff from 1995 to 1997.

Miller coached the national team in Vienna and Rome in 1995 and traveled with the team to Torneo de Clavados in Mexico in 1996, to the World University Games in 1997, and to the Canada Cup in 1999.

Prior to his appointment at Harvard, Miller was the diving coach at Wesleyan University (Conn.) and at UC-San Diego.

Miller is a 1982 graduate of Tufts University with a degree in Spanish literature. He also serves as the coach of the Charles River Diving club team. He lives in Waltham, Mass., with his wife, Agnes, and children, Silvie, Tommy and Danny.