Jane Miller /// Senior Associate Athletic Director for Programs ///University of Virginia (Ex-Officio, NCAA Division I Board Appointee)
A 32-year veteran of the Virginia athletics department, Jane Miller has served as the senior associate director of athletics for programs since 2001. Previously, Miller was the associate athletics director for programs/senior women’s administrator.
In December 2014 Miller was the first Senior Women’s Administrator appointed to the NCAA Division I Board of Directors where she will participate in the overall governance of NCAA Division I Athletics. Miller also serves on the University Women’s Leadership Council, Calendar Committee, Admissions Committee and Judicial Review Board. She is a member of the ACC Women’s Lacrosse, Women’s Basketball, Baseball, Men’s Lacrosse and Equity Committees. Miller was appointed Deputy Title IX Coordinator for the University in 2013.
Miller was elected Chair of the NCAA Division I Championship/Sports Management Cabinet in 2011 serving until January 2014 and served as Chair of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame Committee (women’s division) from 2010-2012. Miller was a member of the NACWAA Board of Directors from 2009-13.
Head coach of the UVa women’s lacrosse team for 12 seasons, Miller resigned her coaching duties in 1995 for a full-time administrative role. She retired as the winningest coach in UVa women’s lacrosse history, compiling a record of 145-44, including two national championships and six Final Four appearances. She was elected to the Virginia chapter of the Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1996, the New England chapter of the Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2000 , the U.S. Lacrosse National Hall of Fame and Oliver Ames High School Hall of Fame in 2003 and the Eastern Mass Chapter of the US Hall of Fame in July 2015.
A native of Easton, Mass., Miller graduated from Northeastern University in 1973 and was elected to her alma mater’s Hall of Fame in 1983. She was a three-sport standout at Northeastern in basketball, field hockey and lacrosse.
Miller was reappointed to the Board of Directors for the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators in 2014 and is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics. In May 1999, she received the Woman of Achievement Award from the UVa Women’s Faculty and Professional Association and in 2009 she received the President’s Award for Exemplary Service to the ACC. In 2013, she received the Claudia Dodson Equity Award from the WINs organization. In September of 2014 Miller received the Elizabeth Zintl Award presented by the University of Virginia Women’s Center.