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Inductee Profile

Mike "Myron" Miller


Myron was a 1960 graduate of RLHS. Earning12 letters in four sports, he was the last of the 4-sport athletes at Rice Lake. Track – 4 year letterman. Ho’N conference record holder in long jump, which stood for 46 years. Broke school records in both long jump and 100 yd. dash. Co-captain his senior year. Qualified for state competition all four years. Football – 3 year letterman. Ho’N conference champions in 1958 and 59 (undefeated at 8-0) Played both ways at halfback and safety. All-Conference. Basketball – 3 year letterman. Co-captain and lead guard for the 1960 Warriors. Undefeated conference champs and 4th at State (21 and 4) Baseball – 2 year letterman playing center field. At UW-LaCrosse, Myron earned 8 letters: track (4), football (1), and swimming & diving (3) graduating in 1964. He was a phy ed instructor and head swimming & diving coach at Kenosha high school from 1964 to 1969, at UW-LaCrosse from 1969 to 1979 and at LaCrosse Logan high school from 1979 to 1982. He was the Aquatic Coordinator at Wichita State University from 1982 to 1986, Director of Aquatics and phy-ed instructor at the University of Kansas 1986-88, Aquatic Facilities Supervisor at the University of Missouri, Kansas City from 1988 to 2000, and Associate Director of the Kirmayer Fitness Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center from 2001 to the present. Myron has 43 years of professional experience in health, physical education, recreation and administration. He possesses a BA from UW-LaCrosse and a MA from New Mexico State University. He has developed many All-Americans in swimming and diving at high school and university levels. He is a co-author and contributing writer for a number of professional books and manuals on swimming and is a legal consultant and expert witness in regard to aquatic injury litigation. Mike is currently president of his own company called AquaSafety Products, Inc. which produces the “Deep Water Emergency Platform” and the “Learn to Swim Platform” which he invented. He is active in sailing, scuba diving, in-line skating and marathon competition around the country. He currently resides in Leavenworth, Kansas.

Mike "Myron" Miller
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