Peter Milkovich, an assistant coach for the Canada men's team in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, came to Cal in 2001 after an accomplished field hockey career with the Canadian men's national team.
A native of Vancouver, British Columbia, Milkovich appeared in three Olympic Summer Games for Team Canada (player: Seoul 1988 and Sydney 2000; coach: Beijing 2008) and played in every international game for Canada from the 1988 Summer Olympics up to 2000, when he retired. He helped Canada win silver medals at the 1991 and 1995 Pan American Games while scoring a career-high nine goals in Canada's gold-medal run at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba. From 1995 to the end of his career, he averaged one goal per game in international competition.
Milkovich has an extensive coaching background, serving as an instructor for the British Columbia Hockey Association since 1987 and the West Vancouver Field Hockey Club from 1988-97. While with the BCHA, he designed and implemented the first-ever hockey camp for boys in Canada. Milkovich continues to serve Canada as an assistant coach and technical advisor to the Men's National Team.
Currently, Milkovich doubles as an analyst for Stinson Beach LP, analyzing risk-management on the international equities desk.
A 1992 graduate of the University of British Columbia, Milkovich received a bachelor's degree in human kinetics and psychology. In 1994, he completed his post graduate work at the British Columbia Institute of Technology with an emphasis in strategic management and marketing.
Milkovich lives in San Francisco with his wife, Suzanne Mercier, and their child.