accepts NJSA Centennial Committee Chairman post.
Gala Held on Nov. 3rd
HAMILTON SQUARE, N.J. (August, 16 2013) - Charlie Stillitano, a global soccer personality and popular host on SiriusXM Satellite Radio, has assumed the role of New Jersey Soccer Association's Centennial Committee Chairman it was announced today.
Stillitano is expected to secure "special guests and soccer personalities" for the November soiree that fetes New Jersey's rich soccer heritage, says NJSA Executive Director Pat Varsallona.
"We are grateful that Charlie
has come on board.
has been a great friend to NJSA
and all of our board members.
I know Charlie
will be able to use his personal contacts around the world to make the NJSA Centennial Celebration a special event," Varsallona says.
soccer dossier oozes quality, including a two-year stint as the NJSA Vice President for Officials from 1991 to 1993 and as the Vice President and General Manager for the New York/New Jersey MetroStars of Major League Soccer
when the league debuted in 1996.
Stillitano burst onto the global scene when he
was selected as the New York/New Jersey venue Executive Director for the 1994 FIFA World Cup at Giants Stadium.
Following the MLS, he created ChampionsWorld LLC, which featured the world's top club teams-Chelsea, Manchester United, Bayern Munich, FC Barcelona, AC Milan and AS Roma-in matches during the summers of 2003 and '04.
Stillitano also served as an inaugural board member of the U.S. Soccer Foundation from 1993 to 2007 and was its Vice Chairman for 11 years.
Before becoming the CEO of New York-based Relevent Sports, a division RSE Ventures last October, he was an executive at CAA Sports.
continues to host "The Football Show" for SiriusXM, which features the biggest soccer names in the world.
golden touch this summer, organizing the Guinness International Champions Cup, which was a huge success.
soccer knowledge is not confined to boardroom.
also coached at Princeton University
for four years while earning earned a law degree from Rutgers University in 1987.