He played club football for ST Ukraina Lviv, Phönix Karlsruhe, Charleroi, Nice, Valenciennes, Lyon, Toronto Ukrainians, and Rochester Ukrainians.
In 1942 Steckiw became the champion of Halychyna playing for ST Ukraina Lwów. In 1957 he was the Canadian Challenger's Cup holder playing for Montreal Ukrainians.
He played a single game for Canada in Saint Louis against the USA along with two other Ukrainian Canadians: Mike Bereza and Walt Zakaluznyj.
After retiring Steckiw coached the Toronto's Inter-Roma.
He created a soccer museum in Toronto. In 1946 in city of Ulm, West Germany Steckiw created a football team "Ukraina".
Later he also was awarded the UPA Golden Cross.