Queen City FC is proud to announce Godfrey Miller as a member of Queen City FC’s Advisory Board of Directors and Technical Director. In addition to a master’s degree in coaching and athletics administration, Miller has an extensive playing and coaching career. Regarding coaching, Miller was named head men’s soccer coach at Mount Olive in spring 2011, where he led the Trojans for five
Prior to arriving at Mount Olive, Miller spent three years at Wake Technical Community College, where he was the school’s first-ever head men’s soccer coach. He guided Wake Tech to a 13-4-2 record and a berth in the regional tournament, advancing to the semifinals. Four Wake Tech players earned all-conference first-team honors.
Previously, Miller served as an assistant coach at North Carolina State University. Miller’s primary duties centered around recruiting and community outreach activities. One of Miller’s recruits went on to play professionally in Major League Soccer.
Miller began his career as a coach at the youth level. He was named the Director of Classic for the girls’ program and served as the head coach of the 92 Carolina Select girls’ team at Carolina Soccer Club. Four members of the 92 Carolina Select team have gone on to play Division I soccer and five players will be playing for Division II schools. Miller's private training and skill development sessions have been widely used by players on all levels, from youth to collegiate to professional.
Miller's professional playing experience includes stints with teams in Germany and the United Arab Emirates. Miller played for Liberia’s National Team from 2004-06 and competed in World Cup qualification matches, as well as international friendlies. Miller is now part of the Legends Club made of retired professionals and international soccer players from Liberia.
Miller was considered a child soccer protégé and at the age of 14, played third division with the Liberian Football Association League. Godfrey set the single season scoring record while playing for Woonsocket High School in Rhode Island. A graduate of Saint Augustine’s College, Miller earned his Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice and was a team captain for the soccer team for two years.
As part of his role with Queen City FC, Miller will continue to develop the head coach by providing guidance around planning practices and strategizing game plans. In addition, Miller will help Queen City FC’s fundraising and sponsorship efforts to bring more recognition and growth to the team.
“We are proud to have an individual like Godfrey Miller in our corner”, said Rogers. “His experience and leadership are great for our players' development and his connection in the soccer world as well as in the Charlotte community will help take us to the next level”. “Welcome to the family”.