Vic Miller started at Iowa State in January of 2002 after having served seven years at the University of Dayton as an Assistant Athletic Trainer and Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Health, Kinesiology and Leisure studies. Vic has maintained a joint appointment as Clinical Education Coordinator with the Athletic Training Program in the department of Kinesiology while working with the Men's Basketball program since his arrival to ISU.
Vic currently teaches one academic course within the AT program and assists with the clinical instruction efforts of our students. Additionally, Vic serves as the first aid/CPR/AED instructor for Iowa State Athletics staff and coaches as well as providing advanced evaluation and treatment of lower extremity biomechanical function for ISU student-athletes. Vic has obtained specialization in Corrective Exercise and Performance Enhancement from the National Academy of Sports Medicine and I am also a certified ART provider.
A TR 226 - Upper Extremity Orthopedic Assessment (2002-2019)
A TR 227 - Upper Extremity Orthopedic Assessment Practicum (2002-2019)
A TR 488 - Evidence Based Practice in Athletic Training (current)
Iowa State University - Associate Director of Athletic Training
2019 - present
Iowa State University - Assistant Director of Athletic Training / Clinical Education Coordinator
2002 - 2019
University of Dayton - Assistant Athletic Trainer, Adjunct Faculty
1996 - 2002
University of Minnesota - Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
1993 - 1995
Purdue University - Bachelor of Arts, 1993
University of Minnesota - Master of Arts, 1995
Professional Affiliations and Volunteer Service
Licensed Athletic Trainer, State of Iowa
Certified Athletic Trainer, Board of Certification for Athletic Training
ISU Clinical Preceptor
Integrative Dry Needling Provider
Certified Active Release Therapy Provider
Corrective Exercise Specialization via the National Academy of Sports Medicine
Performance Enhancement Specialization via the National Academy of Sports Medicine
Certified CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Instructor (American Red Cross)
Certified Community First Aid and CPR Instructor (American Red Cross)
25 Year Member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association
Honors & Awards
P&S Staff Award for Distinguished Service in Administration - Iowa State University 2016
Assistant Athletic Trainer of the Year - Big 12 Medical Aspects of Sport, 2014
Athletic Training "Educator of the Year" - Iowa Athletic Trainers' Society, 2009
Family & Other Activities
Children: Jack and Madeline
Vic enjoys distance running, scuba diving and movies of all types
Lectures, Presentations & Publications
June 2016: Iowa Athletic Training Society Annual Meeting and Symposium Speaker. Topic: "Is Hip Preservation Surgery a Viable Option for Elite Athletes with FAI?"
May 2016: Big 12 Medical Aspects of Sport Symposium. Topic: "FAI, A Review and Two Case Studies."
Klaben, B, Miller, V, Newsham, K, and Saunders, J (2002). Paradoxical Vocal Cord Dysfunction: Management in Athletes. J Athletic Training 37(3), 325-328.
May 2014: Iowa Athletic Trainers’ Society Annual Meeting Panelist. Topic: “Changing the Perception of ATs: Building Strong Relationships with Key Stakeholders”.
May 2002: Big 12 Medical Aspects of Sport Symposium. Topic: “Paradoxical Vocal Cord Dysfunction: Management in Athletes”.
May 2000: Greater Dayton Athletic Trainer’s Association Sports Medicine Symposium. Topic: “Treatment Strategies for Lower Extremity Stress Fractures”
May 1997: Greater Dayton Athletic Trainer’s Association Spring Meeting. Topic: “Vocal Fold Dysfunction Syndrome”