Myron Miller has reassumed the football head coaching position at Tustin.
Miller, 72, resigned as Tillers head coach after the 2012 season, his 18th running the Tustin program.
He replaces Winter Welz, who coached the Tillers for 2 1/2 seasons.
Tustin athletic director Tom Giebe said Wednesday that stating Welz was fired would be innaccurate.
"Myron express interest in getting back to head coaching," Giebe said. "We appreciate Winter's service. We just felt that Myron will take the program to the next level."
Miller on Wednesday made it sound like Welz' departure preceded his interest.
"When the job became open," Miller said, "I had to try for it."
Tustin was 8-3 overall and finished second in the Empire League. They were eliminated by Sonora in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Southwest Division playoffs.
Miller coached Tustin to a CIF-SS championship in 2011. His record at Tustin is 154-69-1. The Tillers won 10 league championships during his tenure.
As for why Miller is returning to head coach, he said, "I think I quit too early."
Miller was an assistant coach this past season at Tustin, working mostly with the defensive line. He was Tustin's freshman football head coach in 2014.
La Serna 21, Tesoro 28 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed
Mullen 25, Orange Lutheran 49 - 02:48 4th QT - Completed
Estancia 7, University 37 - 00:10 4th QT - Completed
Redondo Union 12, Mission Viejo 49 - 02:04 4th QT - Completed
Huntington Beach 6, San Juan Hills 38 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed
El Modena 10, Villa Park 29 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed
Capistrano Valley 17, Trabuco Hills 10 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed
Beckman 17, Tustin 34 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed
Azusa 7, Brethren Christian 69 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed
Valencia 7, Troy 35 - 06:49 4th QT - Completed
RSS Feed |
Contact us |
Advertise with us |
Buy our Photos
Copyright © 2016 Orange County Register & Digital First Media