Rochester, NY -- Sunday, August 13th, 2006 -- In actions taken by the board of directors, Michael Radecke has been appointed as President of New York State West Youth Soccer Association to fill the remaining term of Mr. Oystein Ostebo. Mr. Ostebo announced to the board his intentions to reduce his daily role and retire. He will still serve the board as a consultant. Ostebo has been a steadying presence on the NYSW board for the past 20 years, and has served in a variety of capacities, ranging from district commissioner to president.
Mr. Radecke moves from his current position as 1st Vice President to the Presidents position. Mike came to the board two and half years ago, appointed to fill the vacant 1st VP seat and was elected to a two year term as 1st Vice president in 2004.
The New York State West Youth Soccer Board of Directors wishes Sandy all the best for the future and hopes that he will enjoy his retirement. The Board also wishes Mike the best regards as he moves to this new role and responsibility within New York State West.