Feb. 26, 2001
Stanford, Calif. - Trent Miles today was named wide receivers coach at Stanford University, head coach Tyrone Willingham announced. Miles spent the 2000 season as an Offensive Assistant and Quality Control coach of the Green Bay Packers under head coach Mike Sherman.
Miles replaces Mose Rison, who recently left Stanford for a similiar position with the New York Jets. Prior to his one -year stint in Green Bay, Miles coached wide receivers at Fresno State (1997-99), wide receivers and defensive backs at the University of Hawaii (1995-96) and wide receivers and defensive back at Northern Illinois (1991-94).
"Trent brings with him a reputation as an oustanding coach and communicator both at the college and professional levels," said Willingahm. "We feel very fortunate to have him join the Stanford family. I am looking forward to having Trent coach our outstanding group of wide receivers."
The 37-year old Miles is a 1987 graduate of Indiana State University. A year ago in Green Bay, he worked with Ray Sherman to coach the Packer's wide receivers as well as working with Frank Novak and the Packer's special teams.
Miles began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Indiana State in 1987. He was a graduate assistant at the University of New Mexico in '88-89 before coaching wide receivers at Oklahoma in 1990. He coached receivers at Northern Illinois in '91-93, then coached the defensive backs at NIU in 1994.
While at Hawaii, Miles coached the wide receivers in 1995 and the secondary in '96. He then moved to Fresno State for three seasons where he coached wide receivers from '97-99.