Pete Raykovich, an American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 5 coach, is in his third year as a member of the San José State women[apos]s swimming coaching staff. The associate head coach was named to the staff in July 2011.
Raykovich has spent the last 18 years building the De Anza Cupertino Aquatics (DACA) into a national powerhouse. His teams have consistently placed in the top-10 in national championships and junior nationals. Under his guidance, DACA has grown to become the sixth largest swimming program in the nation. He has had more than 60 athletes earn collegiate and high school All-America honors, as well as more than 40 who have been recognized as Academic All-Americans at both the collegiate and high school level.
Raykovich began his coaching career in 1979 at the Indian Valley Aquatics Club (IVAC). He coached at IVAC until 1990, when he accepted the position of head coach of the women[apos]s swimming program at the University of Tennessee (1990-93).
Raykovich has regularly served as a member of USA Swimming[apos]s National Team coaching staff and is currently working with the USA National Junior Team. He has a long history serving in a leadership role with in USA Swimming, including long standing terms with the Olympic International Operations Committee, Senior Committee and National Board of Review