Rick Miller

Elected in 2020 – Inducted in 2021
Rick Miller was given his first opportunity to coach baseball in El Paso by AABC West Texas Commissioner and El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Mike Barrueta in 1985 coaching the Burges Devils to the West Texas Championship
His success led to the opportunity to become the Assistant Baseball Coach at Hanks High School under El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree and Head Coach Mike Williams
The Knights were Bi-District Champions twice, and Miller’s JV teams went 64-22 during those 4 years
In 1989, Miller became the Head Baseball Coach at El Paso High School, where he led the program to improved records in each season during his 3-year tenure
From 1992-2003, Miller served as Head Baseball Coach at Bel Air High School
In 11 years, the Highlanders went 191-117-5 with 10 consecutive winning seasons
The program won a District Championship in 2001 and Bi-District Championships in 1995, 1997, 1998, and 1999
The 2000 team was ranked 8th in the state by THSBCA
Miller was selected El Paso Times Coach-of-the-Year in 1995 and 1999
As a Head Coach, Miller compiled a record of 216-159-5
From 2003-2012, Miller served as Assistant Coach at Grapevine High School
As pitching coach, he developed 2 District Pitchers-of-the-Year, a District MVP, and 2 All-State pitchers
In 2009, the Grapevine pitching staff had a team ERA of 1.86 and upset number 1 state ranked Coppell in the playoffs
Coach Miller served on the THSCA Baseball Advisory Committee from 2007-2009 and as an Associate Scout for the Arizona Diamondbacks from 1999-2003
Miller spent 27 years as a Texas High School baseball coach
He is Blessed sharing his life journey with Dianna and children Alece and Brandon