YOUNGSTOWN, OH- A big name on the Mahoning Valley athletic scene has found a new place of leadership. Steve Leslie has agreed to become the first General Manager of Your Sports Network (YSN.) Leslie currently doubles as the GM of the Astro Falcons organization of the Youngstown Class B League at Bob Cene Park. He also has served as the head basketball and baseball coach at Cardinal Mooney, and head coach at Youngstown Ursuline. In his time with Mooney, Leslie and the Cardinals made 2 State Regional appearances.
As the Astro Falcon Skipper, Leslie led the blue and orange to seven World Series appearances including back to back NABF World Series Championships.
Off the field, he has spent 24 years working for the Mahoning County Engineers and has sports media experience from several organizations including YSN.
“I love sports and kids, and the energy and enthusiasm of YSN is something that I believe will greatly benefit our area and all involved,” says Leslie. “The opportunity to promote student-athletes and their schools is something I’ve always wanted to be a part of.”
Leslie is said to have many hats in the position with YSN, and will be a major piece of the growth of the company says YSN Founder, DJ Yokley.
“What Steve brings to the table is unparalleled. His experience in leading championship teams will translate well to what we’re doing with YSN. He’s loved by so many in our area because he’s transparent, caring, and wants whats best for his teams. Those are the same core values we believe in with our company, sponsors, and teams we represent.” says Yokley.
A wonderful family man- Leslie is the husband of Julie and proud father of Daniel and Grace.