FORT MYERS, Fla.- Florida SouthWestern State student-athletes will have a familiar face to work with this year as Melissa Miller returns to the Buccaneers staff as the Student Success Advisor.
Miller rejoins FSW after holding the same role for the Bucs during their first two years in 2016-17 and 2017-18. As the Student Success Advisor for Athletics, Miller will provide direct service, support, and advising to FSW student-athletes, while also serving as the primary point of contact for all academic interests related to the student-athlete population, including issues related to admissions, registration, advising, athletic compliance, satisfactory academic progress, transfer eligibility, faculty progress reporting, and more.
Upon rejoining the Bucs' staff, Miller said "I am excited to be back with the Buccaneer family and am grateful to be returning as the Student Success Advisor. I am very much looking forward to working with the student-athletes again and being a part of their academic journey. The FSW athletic department is a close knit group and I am thankful to be welcomed back with open arms."
Miller grew up in New Jersey before venturing down to Fort Myers in the fall of 2011 to pursue her collegiate soccer career at FGCU, where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Communication. Miller has spent the last five years employed at FGCU and FSW's athletic departments in various roles and brings relatable experience to the student-athletes and the department.