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Jim Miller named National Athletic Director of the Year

Jacob Imm

Mar 04, 2020

Award given to only four Division III athletic directors and comes on heels of historic year for athletics

North Central College Athletic Director Jim Miller '86 is the winner of one of four Under Armour NCAA Division III Athletic Director of the Year Awards given out by the National Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). NACDA named a total of 28 winners, four per division of the NCAA, throughout the nation.

Miller, who has been athletic director at the College since 2005, receives this award as the cherry on top of a historic calendar year for his programs. North Central won its first-ever Division III national championship in football, along with national championships in women's triathlon and men's indoor track and field, five national qualifiers in men's wrestling, a top-ten national ranking and Sweet Sixteen berth in the national championship tournament for the men's basketball team, and much more.

Overall, North Central has won 18 team national championships and 90 team conference championships during Miller's tenure.

To find out more about Miller and his award, visit our athletics website.