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Miller Named Wellness Center Director at SWOSU
June 27, 2011
Scott Miller is the new Wellness Center director at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.
Miller has been serving as assistant director of the popular center since it opened in 2005 and will take over as head of the center on July 1 for Nelson Perkins, who is retiring from SWOSU effective June 30.
Miller will lead operations of the Wellness Center and the university’s intramural sports program. SWOSU currently offers eight intramural sport activities for female and male students during the fall and spring semesters.
The 37-year-old Miller has worked with the intramural and wellness program since 1997 when he worked as a student official. He has been active in the Weatherford community by serving various youth programs. He has instructed 5-12 year olds in the basic concepts and techniques of tennis and has coached third and fifth grade pee wee football.
Miller is a 2000 graduate of SWOSU with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, and he completed his Master of Education in 2004. He is a 1992 graduate of Del City High School. Miller and his wife, Melanie, have two daughters—Hannah and Mallory.
The Wellness Center is a 72,000 square foot building. The entrance area features an impressive rock-climbing wall. Also downstairs are three basketball courts, two aerobics rooms, a weight room, classrooms and a Freshens health bar. There are offices for Student Health Services, Student Counseling and Intramurals. On the second floor, there are classrooms, walking track and a huge area for cardio equipment, including treadmills, runners, stationary bikes and weight-lifting equipment.