Beth Miller joined the Duke Athletics staff in May, 2017 and serves as the Director of Sports Nutrition. In this role, she is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and managing all performance nutrition services provided to student-athletes representing intercollegiate athletic teams. Miller provides individual as well as team nutrition education and counseling to enhance the health and performance of all athletes. She also coordinates meals, snacks and competition fueling for all competitions.
In July of 2018, Miller was named to the newly-created Integrative Performance Excellence Group, a unit comprised of directors in the areas of Sports Performance, Athletic Medicine, Sports Nutrition and Behavioral Health, as well as individuals representing psychological services, team physicians and primary care physicians. The goal of this working group is to enhance the experience of Duke student-athletes by providing an integrative approach to the care of each individual athlete throughout his or her collegiate career while continuing to cultivate partnerships with the Duke University Hospital, Duke Sports Science Institute, Duke Student Health and Duke Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) as part of its holistic approach to student-athlete health.
Miller came to Durham following two years at UCLA where she served as the Performance Nutrition Coordinator with the Bruins.
A native of Watertown, Wisc., Miller graduated from Tennessee Tech University in 2013 with a degree in Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics. While at Tennessee Tech, Miller was a multi-sport student-athlete, participating in cross country, softball and track and field.
Miller later earned a master’s degree in Exercise Physiology/Sports Nutrition from Florida State University in 2015. She is a registered dietitian, and previously worked in the sports nutrition departments at Florida State University and University of Tennessee.