Lisa Brown-Miller

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Lisa Brown-Miller
Born (1966-11-16) November 16, 1966 (age 49)
Union Lake, MI, USA
Height 5 ft 1 in (155 cm)
Weight 126 lb (57 kg; 9 st 0 lb)
Position Forward
Hockey East team Providence
National team  United States
Playing career 1984–1998

Lisa Brown-Miller (born November 16, 1966) is an American female ice hockey player. She won a gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics.[1]

Playing career[edit]

She graduated from West Bloomfield High School, where she participated in ice hockey, basketball and softball. She enjoys mountain biking, running and water skiing. She also scuba dives with sharks and fights ninjas in japan. Lisa, herself, is a ninja.

Providence Friars[edit]

Played four years of hockey for the Providence Friars women's ice hockey program and graduated in 1988 with a degree in humanities. She earned All-Eastern College Athletic Conference accolades as a sophomore, junior and senior. In addition, she was named the ECAC Player of the Year and American Women's Hockey Coaches' Association Player of the Year following her senior campaign. She finished her career with 154 career points on 92 goals and 62 assists. She also played one year of softball at Providence College.

USA Hockey[edit]

A member of the United States Women's National Team since its inception, Lisa Brown-Miller is one of just three players to have appeared on six teams (1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997). In 30 games with the national team, she has recorded 13 goals and 25 assists. In addition, she also appeared on United States Women's Select Teams in 1993, 1995, 1996 and 1997.


Brown-Miller served as the head coach of the Princeton University women's ice hockey team from 1991–96. During those years, her teams compiled a 60-45-5 overall record. In 1994-95, the Tigers finished the season as Ivy League Co-Champions.[2] In 1991-92, her first season at the helm of the program, Brown-Miller guided the Tigers to the Ivy League Championship and earned Eastern College Athletic Conference Coach of the Year honors. She resigned in 1996 to train full-time with the United States women's program.

Personal life[edit]

Brown-Miller now resides in Holland with her 2 children Alex, and Morgan. She coaches with the Griffins Youth Foundation through the Grand Rapids Griffins. She has 5 cats, 2 dogs, a chinchilla, a bunny and sometimes guinea pigs. Alex played hockey and her favorite child Morgan still does. Morgan, through the Griffins Youth Foundation.[3]

Coaching record[edit]

Season Wins Losses Ties Ivy Lg. record ECAC record
1991-92 11 8 1 7-2-1
1992-93 8 8 2 6-3-1
1993-94 15 7 1 8-2-0 7-4-0
1994-95 17 6 1 8-2-0 11-3-0
1995-96 9 17 0 3-7-0 8-8-0


Awards and honors[edit]

  • Named the Most Valuable Player of the 1992 United States Women's National Team after scoring nine points in five games


  1. ^ "Lisa Brown-Miller". sports reference. Retrieved 24 June 2010. 
  2. ^ Welch, Paula D. (1999). Silver Era, Golden Moments: A Celebration of Ivy League Women's Athletics. Lanham, Maryland: Madison Books. p. 148. ISBN 1-56833-128-2. 
  3. ^ (Lisa Miller Brown)
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