UPSL Division I



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 over a 10-year banking career.

Always close to the game, Mr. Skwara became transitioned to the business side of the soccer space. 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 and communications today. In 2014, Mr. Skwara was named Commissioner of the UPSL and continues to serve in that role today providing the vision required from a leader of the fastest growing Pro Development league globally.