Southeast Lauderdale girls basketball coach Joe Miller received the Buddy Faulkner Coaching Excellence Award from the Steve Hull Memorial Golf Classic and Trustmark Bank.
The award was presented by Trustmark Bank President Billy Estes and Steve Hull tournament representatives Al Brown and Lindsey Hall.
Miller has guided the tigers to nine state tournament appearances in the past ten seasons, four state championships and 592 victories.
This is the fourth year for the award, which is named for the former football stand-out at Meridian high school, EMCC and MSU. Past winners are Quitman athletic director Steve Hampton, Meridian head basketball coach Randy Bolden and Southeast Lauderdale head baseball coach Shay Cooper.