Danny Miles

Danny Miles, Oregon Tech

Danny Miles was the coach at Oregon Tech for 45 years (1971-2016) and led the Hustlin’ Owls to three NAIA Division II National Championships (2004, 2008 and 2012).  Coach Miles led Oregon Tech to 1,040 wins during his career, and finished with a 1,040-437 record, for a 70.4% winning percentage.  He had 10 seasons of 30 or more wins, and he was named NAIA National Coach of the Year in 2004 and 2008, and the NABC Coach of the Year in 2012.  Coach Miles has been elected to the following Halls of Fame:  Medford High School; City of Medford Sports Hall of Fame; State of Oregon Sports Hall of Fame; NAIA Hall of Fame; National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. He was awarded the NAIA’s National Winner of the Champion of Character Award (for all sports) in 2009; he was given the John Wooden “Keys to Life” Award; in 2013, the NABC gave him the Guardians of the Game Pillar Award for Advocacy.  Additionally, the court is named after Coach Miles at Oregon Tech, and in 2016, a street was named in his honor (Danny Miles Way). 

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