Israeli native Efraim Domb, a long-time girls soccer coach and referee on Long Island, has passed away. He was 64.

Domb passed away at his home in Smithtown due to pancreatic cancer June 18, according to Newsday.

Known as Coach Efi, Domb established himself in the New Hyde Park, N.Y. area, where he worked in soccer for many years.

Domb was involved with the new Hyde Park Wildcats Soccer Club in the Long Island Junior Soccer League.

“If you knew Efi and didn’t like him, there must be something wrong with you,” the NHP website said. “Efi taught you about the simplicity and beauty in life.”

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