Miller Named U.S. Assistant For 2003 World Championships

July 2, 2002

BERKELEY - California assistant coach Ed Miller was named a United States assistant coach for the 2003 IAAF World Championships in Athletics Aug. 22-31, in Paris, France.

Miller, one of seven individuals selected to head men's coach Bubba Thornton's staff, will coach the throws and the multi-events.

In 1989, Miller served as the Olympic Festival team coach in Norman, Okla., and he is currently a member of the USATF's Men's Track and Field and Men's Development Committees.

The former Golden Bear recently completed his 19th season as an assistant coach at his alma mater. He has coached a number of outstanding athletes at Cal, including 1996 and 2000 Olympian Chris Huffins (U.S., decathlon, bronze in 2000) and 1996 Olympian Ramon Jimenez-Gaona (Paraguay, discus). Miller also coached Bevan Hart to the 2000 NCAA decathlon crown.

A native of Pleasant Hill, Calif., Miller was a two-year letterwinner at Cal in 1975 and 1976. As a senior, he captured the 1976 NCAA decathlon title, scoring a then-school record 7443 points.

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