Poller holds a bachelor's degree in education from The College of New Jersey.
Poller has a U.S. Soccer Federation "A" coaching license.
Mike Poller, who has extensive coaching experience at the club, high school and collegiate levels, joined the Princeton women's soccer program in August 2014.
After one season as a volunteer assistant coach, Poller joined Kelly Boudreau on the staff of new head coach Sean Driscoll, and prior to the 2016 season, Poller was designated the program's recruiting coordinator.
Before Princeton, he served as the volunteer assistant coach for the Seton Hall University women's soccer program beginning January 2014. Prior to that, Poller was at Summit High School in northern New Jersey, where he was the program's head coach from 2011-13, and at Match Fit Chelsea FC Academy, where he has coached since 2009.
Poller's first collegiate soccer coaching experience came at Arcadia University outside Philadelphia, where he was an assistant coach for two seasons from 2009-11. Prior to that, he served as the executive director of the Princeton Soccer Association and held coaching positions at The Hun School in Princeton, McCorristin High School in Hamilton, N.J., and Spotswood High School in Spotswood, N.J. Poller also has coaching experience in the New Jersey Olympic Development Program (ODP) and with the South Jersey Soccer League Select team.
Poller played two seasons at Central Connecticut State and two seasons at The College of New Jersey, where he helped the Lions to a runner-up finish in the NCAA Division III tournament.