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Rosenthal to Lead Pacific North West

Three-time World Cup Veteran Ed Rosenthal leads the amputee Soccer effort in the Pacific Northwest

1 Sept. 2010 - Seattle Three-time World Cup veteran Ed Rosenthal has been tapped to lead amputee soccer development in the American Pacific North West.

Rosenthal will be developing amputee soccer leagues centered in the cities of Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, British Colombia.

Ed, a striker, began playing amputee soccer in 1988. He played in the 1988 World Cup; played again as a national team member in 1991 for the Tashkent, Uzbekistan World Cup; and made his third World Championship appearance in Seattle 2000 WC Tournament.

Rosenthal is President and CEO of Next Generation Technologies Inc., a technology consultancy specializing in the practical application of speech recognition technologies.

He remains active in sports and continues to work out regularly, goes hiking, and is currently training for a mini marathon event in the Pacific Northwest where he is resided for the last 25 years.

To contact Ed about amputee soccer, email Ed Rosenthal.

Other Leaders Other regional amp soccer leaders include:

  Mid Atlantic - Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC & New York City - Rick Hofmann

  Southeast US and Goal Keepers Eric Westover

  Southern Florida - Yosef Irshaid

  San Antonio & Southern Texas - Fred Sorrells & Foday Dumbuya

  San Francisco Bay Area & Northern California - Robert Spottswood

  Southern California - Ignacio Medrano & Dan Broome

  At large - Josh Sundquist


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