Arrived at Middlebury College in 1981 where he served as the equipment room manager for 8 years, then as the honorary team manager through 2009.
Inducted into the Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2004 despite never picking up a stick.
Subject of a 2005 award-winning documentary "Keeper of the Kohn" which focuses on the Middlebury Men's Lacrosse team's tradition of electing two "Keepers" - freshman charged with the honor of caring for Peter whose mild autism made it difficult for him to be on his own.
Manager of the U.S. teams from 1978 - 1998.
Peter was known for his generosity, loyalty and unflappable commitment to his duties as the team manager. Through his last year at Middlebury - he tirelessly filled water bottles, passed out gum (Juicy Fruit and Big Red, among others), and dove headlong into any bush that looked like it might have a stray lacrosse ball hiding in it.
Peter, perhaps more than anybody we've ever met, embodied the virtues of a sportsmanship and teamwork.
He served as chaperone for the
Coach Sky has helped to organize Team Gutman - the Middlebury alumni team which travels to The Vail Shootout every year since 1999. For years, Peter served as the team's chaperone.
Today, we keep Peter's legacy alive with the flag bearing his unmistakable grin. You don't have to look far to find an enthusiastic lacrosse supporter who was touched by Peter's kindness and selflessness eager to pose for a quick pic with Peter.
The "Force Field"
Singing - "She'll Be Coming Around The Mountain" and "I've been working on the Railroad" affectionately dubbed "Dinah".