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Cole Miller

  • position Diving
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • High school Sheldon-Williams Collegiate
  • position Diving
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • High school Sheldon-Williams Collegiate

Cole Miller Bio


  • 2015 All-American 1-Meter Diving
  • 2015 All-American 3-Meter Diving
  • 2015 All-American Platform Diving
  • 2015 CSCAA Scholar All-American
  • 2015 SEC H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete
  • 2015 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015 SEC Community Service Team
  • 2015 Co-Male Athlete of the Year
  • 2015 Team MVP
  • 2014 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2013 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2012 SEC All-Freshman Team
  • 2012 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll


  • 1st – 3-meter (12 dives)
  • 1st – Platform (6 dives)
  • 1st – Platform (12 dives)

2015 (SENIOR)

  • First men’s diver in school history to earn All-America honors in 1-meter, 3-meter and platform diving
  • At the 2015 NCAA Championships finished 15th in 1-meter (344.10), 12th in 3–meter (406.85) and 14th in platform (364.00)
  • Qualified for NCAA Championships in all three diving events with top-10 finishes at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships
  • Advanced to finals in all three events that the SEC Championships, finishing 4th overall in 1-meter (379.05), 6th in platform (383.70) and 8th in 3-meter (325.20)
  • Won both 3-meter (392.35) and platform (360.90) at the Georgia Tech Invitational and finished second in 1-meter (342.80)
  • Won both boards in season opener at Kentucky
  • Tallied a combined 10 wins throughout the season

2014 (JUNIOR)

  • Gamecocks top diver
  • Placed in the top 10 in all three events at the SEC Championships 
  • Reached the finals on the one-meter and three meter, finishing eighth (367.85) and seventh (360.50), respectively
  • Placed 10th on the platform with 339.65 points in the prelims 
  • Competed at the NCAA Zone B Championships finishing 11th on the one-meter with 621.10 points and 10th on the three-meter with 691.95 points 
  • Had his top score of the season on the three-meter in a win at Tennessee with 409.28 points Recorded a combined nine wins on the year 


  • Proved to be one of the Gamecocks’ best divers for the second straight year
  • Dove in every meet during the regular season and competed at the SEC and NCAA Zone B championships
  • Made the finals on the three-meter springboard at the SEC Championships, finishing fifth with a score of 373.10
  • Also scored points with a 10th-place finish on the platform (321.70) and a 19th-place finish on the one-meter board (262.60)
  • Advanced to the finals on the three-meter board at the Zone B Championships and finished fifth with a school-record 12-dive score of 705.50
  • Placed 21st on the one-meter board at the Zone Championship
  • Recorded a Zone qualifying score in every meet but one during the regular season
  • Earned SEC Diver of the Week honors after posting career bests on both boards against College of Charleston, scoring 380.18 on the one-meter and 424.05 on the three-meter
  • Won three times during the regular season and finished runner-up seven times
  • Finished sixth on the three-meter at the Canadian Summer Senior Diving Nationals and 11th on the one-meter


  • One of the Gamecocks’ top divers
  • Finished runner-up in seven times during the regular season
  • Had one win which came against Georgia Tech on the three-meter springboard (380.77)
  • Qualified for the finals at the SEC Championships in both the three-meter springboard and the platform, finishing sixth on the three-meter board (353.95) and fifth on the platform (343.55)
  • Set the 12-dive school record on the platform at the NCAA Zone Championships with a score of 609.25
  • Hit Zone qualifying marks in first collegiate meet at Florida State, posting a score of 306.80 on the one-meter and 332.00 on the three-meter
  • Qualified for the Canadian Olympic Trials on the three-meter springboard with an eighth-place showing at the Canadian Winter Nationals
  • Finished 19th at the Canadian Olympic Trials with a score of 281.45.


  • Graduated from Sheldon-Williams Collegiate
  • Honor Roll student all four years
  • Compiled impressive resume with the Regina Diving Club
  • Currently holds seven provincial records
  • Awarded Saskatchewan’s Youth Male Athlete of the Year honor in 2006
  • Finished in the top 10 at every Canadian junior national since 2003
  • Two-time national champion, winning the 1-meter and 3-meter in 2006
  • Three-time bronze medalist at Canadian junior nationals (1-meter 2004, 3-meter 2008, tower 2006)
  • Competed for Canada at the 21st international Lambertz Springen in Aachen, Germany in 2008 and the Amsterdam Diving Cup in 2010
  • Five-time senior national finalist
  • Member of team Sash for 2005 and 2009 Canada Summer Games
  • Won gold on the 1-meterat the 2011 junior nationals and bronze on the 10-meter at the 2011 junior nationals
  • Competed in the 5th UANA Junior Pan American Diving Championships in Medellin, Colombia.


  • Full name is Cole Alexander Miller
  • Born June 13, 1993
  • Parents are Scott and Paula Miller
  • Has one brother, Lee
  • Chose South Carolina because of the experience of the coaching staff, the high-caliber athletes in the program and the friendliness of the team
  • Majoring in exercise science
Miller’s Top Scores
Event Score Date Meet Location
1 Meter (6 Dives) 380.18 11/9/12 College of Charleston Columbia, S.C.

1 Meter (12 Dives)
NCAA Zone B Championships
Athens, Ga.>

3 Meter (6 Dives)
Columbia, S.C.

3 Meter (12 Dives)
NCAA Zone B Championships
Athens, Ga.

Platform (6 Dives)
SEC Championships
Auburn, Ala.

Platform (12 Dives)
NCAA Zone B Championships
Athens, Ga.

! = School record