UPSL Youth



Yan K. Skwara


Mr. Skwara was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and attended California State University, Los Angeles. After a collegiate and professional career in soccer that included playing in Germany and the United States, he transitioned into finance and from 1989-to-'98 was an Investment Banker with several firms over a 10-year career.

Always close to the game, Mr. Skwara became involved on the business side. He has found success with several soccer-related brands, soccer clubs and consumer-related products, and continues to draw from his expertise in finance, marketing, public relations and corporate communications today. In 2014, Mr. Skwara was named Commissioner of the UPSL. He continues to serve in that role, providing the vision required from the leader of the fastest growing Pro Development league in North America.