Coach Miller has enjoyed a long and illustrious career in collegiate athletics, first as an athlete at the University of Richmond and later as a coach and administrator at several Virginia Colleges. At Richmond, Miller captained the baseball and basketball teams and played football. After graduation, he played for two years with the New York Yankees organization. Miller began his coaching career at the University of Richmond; he also coached at Hampden-Sydney, Washington & Lee, and VMI before spending 20 years in private business.
Named Athletic Director and baseball coach at Hampden-Sydney in 1986, Weenie Miller had a major impact on the College's athletic programs, helping the Tigers field contenders in every sport and maintain a winning percentage above 56 percent in each of his last three years. In 1989, his final game as head baseball coach brought Hampden-Sydney it first Old Dominion Athletic Conference baseball championship.
Coach Miller was instrumental in establishing the Hampden-Sydney College Athletic Hall of Fame in 1988.