Leonid Dyczkowsky was born in 1924 in Ukraina. After the World War II he was stationed in London together with his brother Walter.

The two brothers emigrated to Canada in April 1952. They settled in Toronto and joined the local Ukraina soccer club.

Toronto Ukraina won the 1954 Carling Cup, emblematic of being National Soccer League champions.

Leonid was known to friends and family as Lewko.