Hometown: Ternopil, Ukraine
Favorite soccer player: Philipp Lahm
Favorite soccer team: Bayern Munich
About me: Yurii grew up playing in the Ukraine where he developed a love for the defensive mindset towards soccer. He closely followed Bayern Munich during the late-nineties and decided soccer was his path. Yurii worked hard and played his way through college in the Ukraine before relocating to the USA. Yurii has been coaching for five years and now holds his USSF D license.