Patrick J. Milligan

NIT Basketball

(904) 596-2335

  • Record: 343-256 (20 years)

  • National Tournament Record: 23-7 (10 post season appearances)

  • Most wins in school history

Overall Career Record: 871-457 (42 years) (College / High School)

Alma Mater:

  • Maranatha Baptist Bible College – 1973 (B.A.)

  • Bowling Green University (Graduate Studies)

Career Accomplishments:

  • High School State Champs (1988,1990,1992 & 1994)

  • Indiana High School Coach of the Year (1988,1992 & 1994)

  • NACA National High School Champions (1988)

  • Bible College National Champions (2006, 2009, 2012 & 2014)

  • NCCAA Regional Coach of the Year (1999 & 2003)

  • FCCC Conference Coach of the Year (2003)

  • January 16, 2012 Coach Pat Milligan and his 2006 National Championship team was inducted into the Eagles Athletics Hall of Fame.

  • February 25, 2012 Coach Pat Milligan was inducted into the Eagles Athletics Hall of Fame.

  • January 25, 2014 Coach Pat Milligan and his 2009 National Championship team were inducted into the Eagles Athletics Hall of Fame.

  • At the start of the 2012-13 Coach Milligan has a new title, “Head Coach Emeritus” of the Trinity basketball program.

  • Coach Milligan serves as the Director of the Trinity Athletic Leadership Institute

  • Coach Milligan is the founder and director (42yrs) of S.P.O.R.T.S Ministries (Basketball Camps)

  • Coach  Milligan is the founder and National Director of NIT Bible College Basketball Tournament.

Beyond basketball titles and recognitions: Coach Milligan’s desire has always been to teach young men about the importance of giving their life to Jesus Christ. Today, there are 55 former TBC basketball players that are serving in a full-time ministry capacity somewhere in the world today (these include pastors, youth ministers, Christian school teachers, coaches and missionaries).

Personal Biography:
Coach Milligan has been married to Susan (Horton) Milligan for 43 years. They have three sons: Jonathan (39), Joel (36), and Jason (35). They are also blessed with three terrific daughter-in-laws (Charity, Kristi, and Erin), along with five grandchildren: Kayla, Jordan, Kyan, Kyle, and Kinley.