JOHN KRYSINSKY, born and raised on Long Island, NY (Hicksville). Covering soccer in Pittsburgh including the Riverhounds, U.S. Open Cup, colleges, high schools and more.
CAREER: Professional journey has included communications and leadership roles with numerous non-profit, educational and health/human service organizations and in sport/event management roles. Currently manage volunteers at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Worked as public relations consultant and free-lance writer for various publications and organizations including Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, DK Pittsburgh Sports, Pittsburgh Sports Report, Kids Sports Magazine, TheCup.US, Pittsburgh Riverhounds, USLPRO.
Co-owner of Pittsburgh Soccer Now, as part of Pittsburgh Sports Now network -- a website dedicated to covering soccer in Western Pennsylvania. Previously, founder/managing editor of Pittsburgh Soccer Report.
Served as the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at Point Park University, where led the Pioneers to the first-ever winning seasons and playoff berths (1996-98). Also was Head Coach of North Catholic boys soccer (2007-08), and Associate Head Coach of Shady Side Academy boys soccer team (2009-2014).
PERSONAL: Degree in Journalism and Communications from Point Park University (1992). Resident of the great borough of Aspinwall for more than a decade and father of J.J. and Jason