Miller jonied the Canisius staff in November 2009 after previously serving for three years as Marist College's assistant director for student-athlete enhancement. In that role, the Cheektowaga, N.Y. native was responsible for academic advisement of probationary student-athletes, assisting in the development and direction of the Life Skills program and oversaw career development opportunities for student-athletes in conjunction with Marist's office of career service. In addition to developing and implementing gender-equity programming at Marist, Miller also met with prospective student-athletes regarding the school's academic support services.
Miller graduated from Daemen College in 2005 with her bachelor's degree in psychology. While at Daemen, she was a member of the school's women's soccer team and earned honorable mention all-league honors for her play on the field. She earned her master's degree in sport and exercise psychology from Ball State in 2007.