|Born||October 9, 1945|
|Position(s)||Quarterback, Shortstop, Point Guard,|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|College Basketball Hall of Fame|
Inducted in 2018
Danny Miles (born October 9, 1945) is a retired American basketball coach. He served as the head men's basketball coach at Oregon Institute of Technology for 45 years from 1971 to 2016. Miles has led the Hustlin' Owls to three NAIA Division II National Championships. He achieved his one thousandth win on February 1, 2014, in his 43rd year of coaching at OIT. This is the fourth most of any men's college basketball coach all-time (NCAA & NAIA). The other coaches at a four-year school with 1,000 or more wins are Harry Statham, coach of McKendree University, Mike Krzyzewski, coach of Duke University, and Herb Magee, coach of Philadelphia University.
Miles was known as a multi-sport athlete competing in baseball, football, and basketball. In 1962, he won the Oregon class 4A state championship in Football and in 1963 he was recognized as the outstanding athlete at Medford High School (Now known as North Medford). Miles received a scholarship for baseball from Oregon State University, but then enrolled at Southern Oregon State College (Now Southern Oregon University) after an injury beginning in 1964. While at SOU, Miles continued as a multi-sport athlete and attained the following honors:
- Football All-American (honorable mention) 1964,65,66
- Baseball All- Conference 1965,66,67
- Collegiate football's record holder for passing percentage for a season. All levels 1965, (190-247) 77%
- Led NAIA in total offense (255.3) yds per game
- SOU Hall of Fame (1989)
- Oregon Sports Hall of Fame (Multi-sport athlete) (1996)
In 1971, the Oregon Institute of Technology hired Miles at the age of 26 as head coach. During his 45 years as head coach at Oregon Tech, the Hustlin' Owls won 1040 games while losing 437, for a .704 winning percentage. He had 10 seasons of 30 or more wins.
During his time at Oregon Tech, Miles was also the head softball coach for nine years with a 323-171(.654) record. Over seven years as the head baseball coach at Oregon Tech, his record was 132-103(.562).
Life after coaching
In April 2016 Miles became the assistant athletic director at Cascade Christian High School in Medford, Oregon. In October 2017 Miles became the Head Athletic director at Cascade Christian
Awards and honors
- Medford High School Sports Hall of Fame
- City of Medford Sports Hall of Fame
- French Men's Basketball National Team U14 Assistant Coach (1996)
- NAIA Hall of Fame - Basketball Coach (1996)
- Oregon Institute of Technology Basketball Court named "Danny Miles Court" (1996)
- 2x NAIA National Basketball Coach of the Year (2004, 2008)
- A.T. Slats Gill All-Sports Coach of the Year (2004) 
- National winner of NAIA's Champion of Character award for all sports (2009)
- USA Basketball Men's U19 National Team Training Camp - Court Coach (2011) 
- DNA Award at the Oregon Sports Award show (2012) 
- National Association of Basketball Coaches NAIA Division II Coach of the Year (2012) 
- Guardians of the Game Pillar Award for Advocacy from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (2013) 
- John Wooden "Keys to Life" Award at the legends of the Hardwood Breakfast - Final Four Indianapolis (2015) 
- "Danny Miles Way", street named in his honor (2016)
- Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Candidate (2016,2017,2018)
Head coaching record
|Oregon Tech Hustlin' Owls (Evergreen Conference) (1971–1980)|
|1973–74||Oregon Tech||25–5||8–4||1st||NAIA Division I Round of 32|
|1978–79||Oregon Tech||24–6||5–3||1st||NAIA Division I Round of 32|
|Oregon Tech Hustlin' Owls (Sempter System) (1980–1985)|
|Oregon Tech Hustlin' Owls (District II Western Division) (1985–1991)|
|1986–87||Oregon Tech||33–5||13–1||1st||NAIA Division I Sweet 16|
|Oregon Tech Hustlin' Owls (Independent) (1991–1992)|
|Oregon Tech Hustlin' Owls (Cascade Collegiate Conference) (1992–2016)|
|1996–97||Oregon Tech||30–5||12–2||1st||NAIA Division II Sweet 16|
|1997–98||Oregon Tech||26–11||13–5||3rd||NAIA Division II Runner-up|
|1999–00||Oregon Tech||30–7||12–4||2nd||NAIA Division II Elite Eight|
|2000–01||Oregon Tech||32–6||16–2||1st||NAIA Division II Elite Eight|
|2002–03||Oregon Tech||27–7||13–5||3rd||NAIA Division II Sweet 16|
|2003–04||Oregon Tech||31–9||14–4||2nd||NAIA Division II Champion|
|2004–05||Oregon Tech||28–10||14–4||1st||NAIA Division II Final Four|
|2005–06||Oregon Tech||26–9||11–7||3rd||NAIA Division II Sweet 16|
|2006–07||Oregon Tech||28–5||15–3||1st||NAIA Division II Sweet 16|
|2007–08||Oregon Tech||31–6||16–4||2nd||NAIA Division II Champion|
|2008–09||Oregon Tech||29–6||15–5||1st||NAIA Division II Sweet 16|
|2009–10||Oregon Tech||30–5||15–3||1st||NAIA Division II Sweet 16|
|2010–11||Oregon Tech||30–5||16–2||1st||NAIA Division II Sweet 16|
|2011–12||Oregon Tech||34–4||15–3||1st||NAIA Division II Champion|
|Oregon Tech:||1040–437 (.704)||411–211 (.661)|
Postseason invitational champion
- Matthies, Steve (February 2, 2014). "Miles marks millennia". Herald and News. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
- Anderson, Eric (February 1, 2014). "Danny Miles earns win No. 1000, Oregon Tech cruises by Corban, 71-51". Oregonian. Retrieved February 1, 2014.
- Schnell, Lindsay (February 7, 2014). "Oregon Tech's Danny Miles reluctantly celebrates his 1,000th win". Sports illustrated. Retrieved February 7, 2014.
- Bishop, Greg (February 22, 2012). "For 41 Years Town Cheers Oregon Tech Coach Danny Miles". New York Times. Retrieved May 20, 2013.
- Matthies, Steve (March 29, 2018). "Hall of Fame: Danny Miles named to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame". Herald and News. Retrieved March 29, 2018.
- "Oregon Tech's Danny Miles Named to National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame". NAIA Website.
- "Unyielding Champions". Mail Tribune. November 30, 2002.
- "Danny Miles". The Oregon Encyclopedia.
- "Danny Miles SOU Hall Of Fame". SOU Website.
- Sports, Oregonian (July 17, 2014). "Oregon Tech basketball coach Danny Miles to retire in 2016". Oregonian. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
- Sports, Oregonian (March 22, 2016). "Justin Parnell Named Oregon Tech Head Coach for Men's Basketball". Oregonian. Retrieved March 22, 2016.
- "DANNY MILES GOES FROM ASSISTANT TO HEAD ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AT CASCADE CHRISTIAN". KDRV. October 18, 2017. Retrieved October 18, 2017.
- "SLATS GILL SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR". Oregon Sports Awards.
- "Oregon Tech's Danny Miles Selected as Court Coach for U19 Basketball Team Training Camp". Oregonian.
- "DNA AWARD DEDICATION TO OREGON SPORTS". Oregon Sports Awards.
- "NABC NAIA Coach of the Year". NABC.
- "NABC Guardians of the Game Awards". NABC.
- "2015 Coach John Wooden "Keys to Life" Award to Honor NAIA Great". NAIA Website.
- "Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces Eligible Candidates for the Class of 2016". Hoophall. December 21, 2015. Retrieved December 21, 2015.