ules Boykoff played professional soccer, represented the U.S. Olympic soccer team, and played collegiately in the United States.
Boykoff played four years with the Portland Pride, a professional indoor soccer team in the Continental Indoor Soccer League (1993-1996). He also enjoyed two stints on loan with the Minnesota Thunder (1994, 1995) and one season with the Milwaukee Wave of the National Professional Soccer league (1993-1994).
Boykoff also represented the U.S. Olympic soccer team in international competition. His first cap was in 1990 against the Brazilian Olympic Team at the Festival International de Football ‘Espoirs’ de Toulon in France. He was also a member of the National B Team pool.
After three years at the University of Wisconsin, he transferred to the University of Portland where he played under legendary coach Clive Charles. He was the West Coast Conference Student-Athlete of the year in 1993 and an academic all-American.
In 1991 Boykoff captained the North regional team to the gold medal at the Olympic Sports Festival in Los Angeles. He grew up in Madison, Wisconsin where he played for the Madison 56ers soccer club, which won the Amateur Cup national championship in 1992. In 1998 he was a member of the Oregon State Select Team that won the George F. Donnelly Cup (the National Amateur Cup). He now coaches the U-13 Bobcats, a girls recreational team with Southeast Soccer Club.