Bukovec was named the head coach of the Rams women's soccer program in December of 2018 after having served as interim head coach for the 2018 season.
Prior to her stint as interim head coach, she served as an assistant coach at Ryerson for two seasons.
Bukovec played five seasons at McMaster University from 2010-15 and received a Bachlor of Arts in Sociology, specializing in Social Psychology, and a Certificate in Leadership and Organization. She is currently working to obtain a Master's in Coaching and Sport Performance.
After her university career, Bukovec played in semi-professional leagues in North America such as League 1 and W-League and has been a member of the Croatian women's national team player pool.
Bukovec's coaching career began in 2015 as an assistant coach at McMaster before joining Ryerson's team in 2016. She holds a Canadian National B Licence Part 1 and is working towards Part 2.
Currently coaching club soccer at Toronto High Park FC, Bukovec was one of five female coaches selected across Ontario to be a part of the Ontario Female Mentorship Program run by the Canadian Soccer Association.