NASL Names Bill Peterson Commissioner, Succeeding David Downs
Bill Peterson has been named Commissioner of the North American Soccer League, with an official announcement expected to be made this afternoon. Peterson succeeds David Downs, who was NASL Commissioner from April '11 until he retired last month. Peterson was most recently COO of the United Football League for two years and the Exec VP/Operations for Centerplate from '06-10. From '00-06, he held several positions with AEG, including Managing Dir of Home Depot Center. Peterson remains the BOD Chair of USA Cycling.