Evan Miles

Evan Miles: Star High School Athlete

Evan Miles

Evan Miles experienced much success in high school athletics, winning the 2010 New Jersey Greco-Roman Wrestling State Championship, and earning All-American honors two years in a row. He was also the recipient of the 2010 Montclair High School Coaches Award, as well as the 2010 Mike Arace Scholarship Award. Evan Miles exemplifies athletic excellence, and continued his pursuit of victory at Centenary College.

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Evan Miles: Community Service Award

Evan Miles is, and always has been a giver, not a taker. During Evan's rather short life, he has learned the importance of giving back to a community, and nourishing and nurturing those who have been less fortunate than himself. It is this fervent determination to provide better care for the unfortunate that has earned Evan the Community Service Award, an award given out to those who demonstrate excellent leadership skills, determination, and a heart of gold. Evan won the Community Service Award because of his many charitable donations through both volunteer work and monetary contributions. Evan's litany of contributions he says were prompted and inspired by the example set for him by his mother and father, and that it was their guidance and tutelage that showed him the importance of giving back to the community.


Evan Miles has most recently been an advocate of helping children with ADHD. ADHD can be a very debilitating condition, one that can prevent a child from being able to complete a proper education. As a product of higher education himself, Evan knows how vital a good education can be to leading a productive, happy, and healthy life. That is why Evan has become such an avid supporter of ADHD fund raising events that look for more effective treatments, and possibly even a cure. Evan isn't just satisfied with that however, he also participates in local food drives at churches, donating old clothes, and joining programs to read for children in the community. Evan says that any opportunity to give back is a good one, whether large or small, and even the smallest gesture of a smile, can make all the difference in the world.

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Evan Miles: Sales Intern

In Evan Miles relatively short life, he has held an impressive array of different jobs and duties that offered him many learning experiences. One of these stand out experiences was as a sales intern for University Medical Systems in Bedford Hills New York. After Evan graduated from Centenary College with a bachelor's degree in Individual Studies, he began his sales internship in Bedford, and one of his first foray's into the working world. Never one that was afraid to dive in head first, it wasn't long before Evan began making waves at University Medical Systems. Evan began to demonstrate exceptional sales and social skills, as well as a keen business mind and savvy that many of his peers simply did not possess. Evan's internship success was the result of a combination of his talents, as well as his old experiences as both a lifeguard and captain of the cross country team, both giving him the social skills necessary to exceed expectation in the sales world.


Evan Miles exceptional skills at sales became apparent during his internship at University Medical Systems in Bedford Hills New York. There, Evan would go on to earn several distinctions for remarkable sales and customer service. Among these recognitions was placing in the top ten sales representatives for remote control helicopters in the holiday season of 2011. Evan says that his placement in the top ten sales can mostly be attributed to the social skills he developed during his time in wrestling and cross country, among other sports. Evan also attributes his success to his past experience founding the Bass Fishing Club, where he learned about administrative duties as well as advertising and marketing techniques and campaigns. Evan hopes to continue his sales success, and says that the sky is the limit, and he himself is the determining factor for his future success.

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Evan Miles Looks At Possible Careers

Recently, Evan Miles graduated from Centenary College with a BA in Individualized Studies and a concentration in criminal justice and sociology. This combined with his recent SORA certification has opened up many career possibilities. In addition to continuing his education to become a lawyer or a judge some possible career opportunities include:


• Law Enforcement
• Arson Investigators
• Security Guards
• Political Scientist
• Caseworker


One thing that is easy to notice about all of these possible career opportunities is that they are in service to other people. Evan Miles has made it a habit in his life to work for others. He has been a team player in sports and a leader in the community.
Evan Miles has a history of giving back to his community. He is been awarded a community service award and has been a leader in many successful fundraising efforts in addition to being an advocate for ADHD youth. His career choice shows a lot about his character. Evan Miles is someone who believes in fighting for what is right and taking care of his fellow man. It only makes sense that he would choose a career in service to other people.


By studying criminal justice and sociology, Evan Miles is looking for a career of service to others. By continuing his education and receiving his SORA certification, he has increased his job prospects and his reputation to possible employers. Whatever career path that Evan Miles chooses, he is sure to be successful. It is a proven leader that’s dedicated to helping others by continuing education.

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Tips from Evan Miles on Finding the Right Internship

Evan Miles was sales intern for Universal Medical Systems in Bedford Hills, from 2013 - 2014. Finding the right internship can lead to long-term career success. During his years at Centenary College, Evan Miles researched many different internship opportunities. Here he offers some advice on finding the right internship to suit your career path and why you should look at being an intern.


What job do you want? It is important to choose an industry for your internship that you will want to work in after graduation. Evan Miles recommends that if you are not 100% sure of what direction you want your career path to go, then you should still pursue an internship. Spending a few months in an industry will let you know very quickly if it is the right career path for you. Trying out several types of opportunities and internships is the best way to try out potential new careers.


It can lead to a job. Choosing the right internship can lead to a job soon after graduation. According to Evan Miles many companies are using internships to train potential new employees.


Job experience. Most employers today expect that students have some sort of work experience as soon as they get out of college. Students like Evan Miles who have completed internships prove to potential employers that they understand the industry and what is expected of them in the job.


Even if you're not sure what career you want in the future it is important to have job experience when leading college. Evan Miles recommends trying out several different internships to see what industry most fits your career desires.

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Evan Miles Has Completed His SORA Certification

Evan Miles recently completed his Security Officer Registration Act (SORA) certification program. This is a training and certification program that allows him to work in careers related to security and law-enforcement. There are several steps that are required to obtain a SORA certification.


File your application. Applications can be filed online. Evan Miles recommends searching for local training programs before filing your application so you know when your next class will begin.


Complete an approved SORA training program. According to Evan Miles, this training program will include a variety of subjects including homeland security, theft protection, limits on the use of force and CPR. This program is normally offered through the New Jersey State Police Department.


Pass a certification test. The certification exam will cover everything that was taught during the program including the proper way to detain suspects and the basics of ethics and professional conduct. Evan Miles recommends taking the certification exam shortly after completing the training program so the material is still fresh in your mind.


Get fingerprinted. Evan Miles advises that you will need to bring two forms of ID and paperwork showing that you have passed the certification exam.


This SORA certification is valid for two years. Evan Miles recommends beginning your recertification a few months before your current certification will expire. For anyone wishing to become a security officer in the state of New Jersey this is a mandatory certification. Evan Miles recommends filing your application as soon as possible to begin your career in security or law enforcement.

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Wrestling Tips from Evan Miles

As an award-winning wrestler in both high school and college, Evan Miles has suggestions for anyone who is interested in becoming successful in wrestling. During high school he held the Montclair High School record for career pins and was a two-time All-American wrestler. In 2010, he was the NJ Greco-Roman state champion and was also a recipient of the Mike Arace Scholarship Fund.


Mix up your attack. According to Evan Miles this will keep your opponent off balance. Always try to make your opponent wrestle your style. Use your reach, balance, or speed to your advantage and always concentrate on technique.

Remain poised and confident. Even if you are feeling beaten, Evan Miles recommends never letting opponents, calls by the referee, or the fans upset you. It is important to keep a cool head and always remain in control.


Know your technique. You should never try a move in a match that you have not perfected during practice. According to Evan Miles, this can be dangerous to you or your opponent.


Prepare ahead of time. This involves getting and keeping yourself in good physical condition. According to Evan Miles, it is important to get the proper rest, work hard, and eat right. It is also smart to study your opponent’s style and know their strong and weak points.


Wrestling requires not only strength and speed but an in-depth knowledge of techniques and body position. Evan Miles has spent years practicing and working hard to become an award-winning wrestler in both high school and college.
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Evan Miles: Lifeguard Responsibilities

Amongst the many roles that Evan Miles currently enjoys is that of certified lifeguard, often times a swimmer’s sole source of emergency treatment and rescue services during a waterfront experience. As a certified lifeguard, Evan Miles is often charged with the safety and security of those around him, supervising swimmer behavior while ensuring everyone’s safety and enjoyment.


Amongst a lifeguard’s chief duties is the supervision of either the pool or beach area, including the oversight of activity throughout a certain region. This duty, says Evan Miles, is intended to protect the safety and well-being of every patron to the beach or pool area.


Another lifeguard duty, says Evan Miles, is to successfully enforce the rules of the particular body of water or beach area. Such things as no running, eating or consuming alcohol around the pool are examples of rules that many lifeguards are charged with enforcing, allowing them, to maintain control and prevent the needless injury that often comes with rules violations.


Responding to emergencies, says Evan Miles, is perhaps the first thing most people think of when they hear the word lifeguard. Injured or drowning swimmers depend on the expertise and responsiveness of professional lifeguards for support during a crisis, and to at least get the temporary relief they need to mitigate pain, bleeding or infection before paramedics or medical professionals arrive. As a lifeguard, it is Evan Miles paramount responsibility to ensure that every emergency is dealt with properly and in a timely manner.


Evan Miles is an accomplished athlete, certified lifeguard, youth baseball umpire, youth soccer referee and experienced bass fisherman.

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Evan Miles: Managing the Game of Baseball

As a Montclair PRCA Youth Baseball Umpire, Evan Miles understands the importance of proper game management, as well as in-depth insight into the many duties and responsibilities charged to the care of a baseball umpire. Though many may believe that umpires do little more than make calls at the plate, umpires actually perform a variety of tasks and oversight that keep the game under control and operational.


Below, Evan Miles outlines several of the main, perhaps unknown duties, of a baseball umpire.


Pre-Game


Umpires, says Evan Miles, are responsible for making sure that both the batter’s boxes and the base lines are properly and clearly marked with white chalk. They are also assigned the task of making sure that the home team has a big enough supply of baseballs to make it through the course of the entire game.


Managing the Strike Zone


As mentioned earlier, says Evan Miles, an umpire’s main responsibility is the management of the homeplate strike zone, making what are often difficult decisions that affect the outcome of the game. Calling balls and strikes, though not always an exact science, helps to ensure the game continues smoothly for everyone.


Calling Outs


At the youth level of baseball, where Evan Miles is an umpire, there is generally only one professional, the umpire, who is charged with the responsibility of calling outs at every base. Though seemingly difficult, this important duty is expertly performed by skilled professionals like Evan Miles throughout the country on a daily basis.

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Evan Miles: The Role of Soccer Referees

New Jersey Certified Youth Soccer Referee Evan Miles understands the importance of the referee position to the continued flow and success of a soccer competition. As leaders on the field of play, referees like Evan Miles are entrusted with many important responsibilities, providing players the opportunity to enjoy competition with a limited amount of interruption or incident.


Below, Miles goes through the basic responsibilities of an official soccer referee.


Ensuring Fair Play


A referee’s main duty, according to Evan Miles, is to enforce the rules of fair play, seeing to it that players abide by the rules of soccer and the penalties are assessed according to the severity of rules infractions. Referees, as he knows, have the right it issue both yellow and red cards to players who violate the rules, helping to keep the game flowing and organized until completion. Game flow management, says Evan Miles, also involves keeping time.


Player Safety


Player safety, particularly when it comes to youth competition, is the responsibility of the referees, who are charged with keeping a close eye on player injuries, and to stop and/or stall the game accordingly in order to adequately protect every player on the field. As Evan Miles understands, player safety is of paramount importance, and special lengths are often taken by refs to ensure injured players are handled quickly and with care.


Threats of Weather


Referees like Evan Miles are also responsible for keeping an eye on threatening weather, and to determine if outside conditions are safe for play. Referees can stop or call the action if severe weather poses too much of a threat to player safety.

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Evan Miles: Experienced and Successful Angler

Nothing provides Evan Miles thrills and excitement like the sport of bass fishing; an opportunity to not only enjoy the outdoors and a day on the water, but also the chance to experience the intense action of the catch, as well as the opportunity to compete with other high-level athletes.


Evan Miles has achieved much success as an angler, winning the 2011 Skillful Angler Award for Smallmouth Bass from the New Jersey Department of Fish and Wildlife for his outstanding fishing accomplishment. His love for the sport has also led to the creation of the Centenary College Bass Fishing Club, a group Evan Miles continues to lead as well as inspire through successful participation in multiple bass fishing tournaments throughout the region.


Evan Miles, President and Founder of the club, takes any opportunity he gets to fish, and to practice his skills on the water. His success as an angler has come from years of bass fishing trial and error, successes and failures that have allowed him to build a strong foundation of angling knowledge and experience on which to establish a successful angling career. A recent Centenary College graduate, Evan Miles continues to work with and for the club in order to ensure the group has the money, interest and people necessary to survive, and to be an influential voice for the joy of bass fishing throughout the Centenary Campus and the local community.


With the help of student colleagues and long-time friends, Evan Miles has turned his dream into a reality, creating an organization that continues to rise in popularity and one that is sure to make bass fishing a more relevant sport on the Centenary campus.

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Evan Miles: All American Athlete

A successful wrestler in high school, Evan Miles was recognized for his talent and accomplishment with All-American honors, something bestowed to the student-athletes that continually exhibit only the best. Evan Miles is proud of not only this accomplishment, but of the numerous others that decorate what is considered an impressive athletic resume.


Not only was Evan Miles an All-American athlete, he also broke Montclair High school wrestling records, achieving an incredible 82 pins during his extensive high school athletic career. This achievement was noted by both coaches and his teammates, and has firmly cemented his legacy in the annals of Montclair athletic lore.


Evan Miles consistently achieved at a high level, letting nothing stand in his way as he progressed towards the 2010 New Jersey Greco-Roman State Championship. He was also honored to have selected Captain of the Montclair team two years in a row, exhibiting the intangible leadership traits that only a select few athletes ever demonstrate. Evan Miles performance as a wrestler earned him a sportsmanship award, a coaches’ award and an athletic scholarship, accomplishments added to an already incredible athletic career.


Most recently a college-level athlete at Centenary, Evan Miles carried his personal drive and successes into an even bigger athletic stage, one where he also enjoyed numerous victories and accomplishments as a member of the Men’s Cross Country team. His work ethic and competitive nature have also led to the establishment of the collegiate bass fishing club, an organization he continues to manage and lead to this day.


Evan Miles approaches competition as a challenge, one ready and ripe to be turned into a valuable opportunity for achievement. Athletic and inspiring, he continues to set the bar high for teammates, colleagues and opponents.

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Evan Miles: Bass Fishing Club Founder

Evan Miles is proud of the success he’s achieved with the Centenary College Bass Fishing Club, a legacy he continues to be a part of as the club’s founder and current President. A 2014 Centenary College graduate, Evan Miles continues to look forward to many future tournament successes with the club, and to providing the students of Centenary with a high-quality way to learn about and get involved in one of his favorite activities.


The club, which currently boasts 15 members, continues to grow, attracting interested students from across the Centenary landscape. Evan Miles and the Bass Fishing Club offer students the opportunity to better understand the sport of bass fishing, as well as the chance to flex their competitive muscle in bass fishing tournaments across the region. Evan Miles has worked extensively to raise money for the club’s continued operation and success, and to give students the chance to experience the thrill of bass fishing tournaments, as well as the thrill of victory.


Bass fishing, as Evan Miles knows all too well, requires a certain level of athleticism, as well as a strong competitive nature. Bass can provide an intense and exciting challenge to even the most seasoned of competitors, providing hours, even days of intense and exciting action. It was Evan Miles wish to make bass fishing a viable collegiate athletic activity, a wish he is now seeing come to full fruition and success.


Formerly a wrestler and cross country athlete, Evan Miles is no stranger to competition, and knows that bass fishing is a great way to introduce the thrill of competition to even the most inexperienced of athletes.

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The Qualities of a True Sportsman: Evan Miles

True sportsmanship is more than just a term, something many pay lip service to without really believing in or carrying through with the principle. For Evan Miles, long-time athlete, wrestling champion, youth referee and baseball umpire, sportsmanship requires an adherence to well-established rules of fair play, respect and a commitment enjoyable competition for all.


Evan Miles is a man of principle, someone who not only claims to follow high standards of ethics, morality and fair competition, but a consummate professional who engages in respectful and honest competition with every opponent. As a local youth referee and baseball umpire, it is the responsibility of Evan Miles to ensure that every contest is played above board, and that every young athlete follows the rules, respects their opponents and enjoys the benefits of a fair sporting event. He understands that, as a leader on the field, it is his duty to ensure that everything meets high standards of sportsmanship and fair play, requiring him to not only make sure every player stays within the bounds of fairness, but that he also maintains a high level of integrity and objectivity during every contest.


Evan Miles received an award in high school for his constant demonstration of and dedication to the rules of good sportsmanship. Every athlete, he believes, has a responsibility to engage in ethical and mutually-beneficial behavior, and to maintain adherence to a high standard in order to ensure that everyone has a fair shot at success. Evan Miles is true to both his word and to his principles, and is committed to the promotion of good sportsmanship and fairness as long as he is involved in the athletic arena.

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Evan Miles: Developing a Winning Mindset

Evan Miles is an accomplished athlete, both at the high school and the college levels. A championship-level wrestler in high school, as well as the captain of his college’s cross country team, Evan Miles has continually demonstrated a winning mindset, employing as can-do and positive attitude that helps him overcome obstacles, meet challenges head on and reach pinnacles of athletic success.


Evan Miles is a winning athlete, something proven during years of success as a top New Jersey high school wrestler. A graduate and top athlete at Montclair High School, he quickly established himself as a determined and self-motivated individual, someone with the ability to not only identify his objectives, but to then pursue them through to successful completion. Evan Miles has proven his ability to seize opportunity and transform that opportunity into accomplishment.


Evan Miles won multiple awards during his tenure as a Montclair High School student, including a much coveted wrestling scholarship, a Montclair High School Coaches Award and a Wrestling Association Sportsmanship Award. His superlative athletic performance also earned Evan Miles a school record shattering 82 career pins, establishing his legacy as one of the most talented and dedicated athletes to ever go through Montclair High.


Evan Miles is committed to the idea that anything is achievable, and relies on a strong work ethic, positive attitude and will to win to accomplish his goals and reach success. He most recently accomplished his goal of earning a college degree, and hopes to soon experience success within the professional community.

Evan Miles: Certified Life Guard

Evan Miles has always demonstrated a keen interest and concern not just for the people around him, but for the community and society as a whole. This interest in the well-being of people, coupled with Evan's innate athletic ability, led Evan to becoming a lifeguard. Many of the lifeguard's duties cab be very physically demanding and rigorous. Evan however, never shies away from a challenge, and even found the promise of physical rigors exciting, as well as a possible opportunity to save someone in need. Not satisfied with that, Evan wanted to become a certified lifeguard. Evan's natural swimming ability and ease in the water made him confident that he could pass the test to become certified, which he eventually did, proving further to himself that Evan was capable of anything that he set his mind to.


Evan Miles time as a certified lifeguard was a good learning experience for him. Evan says that being a lifeguard is a unique job, one that is a mixture of relaxation, boredom, irritation, and brief moments of intensity in a dire situation. Evan says that no employment he has held afterwords was quite as strange as being a lifeguard. Evan was thankful for the experience however, as it taught him both patience, and how to keep a watchful eye. Evan also said that the time as a lifeguard taught him many social skills he did not previously possess, and how to navigate through difficult and delicate social situations such as arguments. Evan says he even helped to locate missing children a time or two, and that he never really appreciated how many duties a lifeguard had that didn't involve getting into the water.

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How To Become SORA Certified

Applications can be filed online. Those already certified recommends filing your application as soon as possible to begin your career in security or law enforcement. Experts recommends taking the certification exam shortly after completing the training program so the material is still fresh in your mind. Get fingerprinted.


For anyone wishing to become a security officer in the state of New Jersey this is a mandatory certification. Many experts recommend beginning your recertification a few months before your current certification will expire. According to insiders, this training program will include a variety of subjects including homeland security, theft protection, limits on the use of force and CPR.


Pass a certification test. There are several steps that are required to obtain a SORA certification.


File your application. The certification exam will cover everything that was taught during the program including the proper way to detain suspects and the basics of ethics and professional conduct. Experts advise that you will need to bring two forms of ID and paperwork showing that you have passed the certification exam.


This SORA certification is valid for two years. This is a training and certification program that allows him to work in careers related to security and law-enforcement. Experts recommends searching for local training programs before filing your application so you know when your next class will begin.
Complete an approved SORA training program.


Evan Miles recently completed his Security Officer Registration Act (SORA) certification program. This program is normally offered through the New Jersey State Police Department, and the certification has helped improve his skill sets.

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Being a Good Life Guard

For many, an interest in the well-being of people, coupled with their innate athletic ability,will lead them to becoming a lifeguard. Those who never shy away from a challenge, and even found the promise of physical rigors exciting, as well as a possible opportunity to save someone in need can excel as a lifeguard. Good lifeguards have always demonstrated a keen interest and concern not just for the people around them, but for the community and society as a whole. Veterans says that being a lifeguard is a unique job, one that is a mixture of relaxation, boredom, irritation, and brief moments of intensity in a dire situation. They also said that their time as a lifeguard taught them many social skills that they did not previously possess, and how to navigate through difficult and delicate social situations such as arguments. Many of the lifeguard's duties cab be very physically demanding and rigorous. If you have a natural swimming ability and ease in the water to make you confident that youcould pass the test to become certified, you should, which will prove to yourself that you are capable of anything you set your mind to.


Evan Miles time as a certified lifeguard was a good learning experience for him. Not satisfied with that, he wanted to become the best certified lifeguard out there. He says he even helped to locate missing children a time or two, and that he never really appreciated how many duties a lifeguard had that didn't involve getting into the water. He says that no employment he has held afterwords was quite as strange as being a lifeguard.

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