Boys Head Coach

Hometown: Edmonton, AB

Player Position: Utility

Canadian Club Team Affiliation:

  • Edmonton Tsunami 2005 - Present
  • Edmonton Riptides 2020 - Present

Player/Coach Career:

  • Tsunami Coach of the Year (2019)
  • Canadian Men's Junior National Team (2016)
  • Male Athlete of the Year (2018 - EWPC)
  • U19 Boys Offensive Player of the Year (2018 - EWPC)
  • U19 Boys MVP (2017 - EWPC)
  • Canadian Men's Junior National Team (2016)
Teal Wave Line-01


What is your favourite sports movie?

Cinderella Man

What is your favourite food?

Sweet Chili Heat Doritos

What ice cream flavour best describes your personality?

Peaches, because I'm peachy!

If you could have any super power, what would it be?


Describe yourself in three words:

Very funny guy.

Q & A with Coach Milan

Q: How did you first start playing water polo?

A: I had flat feet so I got chucked in the water and my parents were satisfied with how little energy I had after.

Q: What is it about water polo that made you fall in love with the sport?

A: I loved the speed, physicality and intensity.

Q: What is your favourite water polo memory?

A: My favourite water polo memory has to be the hotel stays with the team. As much as I loved the game, the people that came along with it are awesome. No further information will be disclosed about the hotels, thank you.

Q: What made you want to be a coach?

A: The love for the game and my overall competitiveness. I want to give back to the community that has given me so much.

Q: Who was your most influential coach?

A: Darko Slankamenac. He was always ahead of the game and the preparation of his athletes was amazing.

Q: Who is an athlete you admire?

A: Novak Djokovic.

Q: What is your favourite quote?

A: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” - Michael Scott (Wayne Gretzky)