Originally from Buffalo, NY, Harasymowycz lettered three seasons in volleyball at Sweet Home Sr. High School, where he earned all-section and all-state honors as an outside hitter in 1994.
In 1996, he lettered one season at the University of LaVerne before transferring to Cal State Northridge, where he played three seasons for the Matadors.
Following his graduation from CS Northridge in 2000, he served as an assistant coach for the Matadors and they recorded a mark of 115-70 during his tenure on the staff. As an assistant coach for the Pacific Palisades Volleyball Club in 2007, Harasymowycz helped lead the team to a silver medal at the Jr. Olympics.
He also worked as an instructor at the UCLA Volleyball Camp for four years.
In June 2012, Harasymowycz was named the assistant women's volleyball coach at Iowa State.