Maggie Cheek enters her second season as the Marin Novice Women's Head Coach in 2018-19.

In her first season with the Novice Girls, Cheek lead the Novice Girls to earning three gold medals and one bronze at the USRowing Southwest Championships.

Prior to Marin Rowing, Cheek helped coach the Stanford Lightweight team to two national titles in the varsity eight and varsity four in 2015, the first school to sweep the two events at IRA’s. In 2014 she helped coach the team to two second place finishes in the varsity eight and varsity four category.

Before coaching Cheek spent her time working at various startups in San Francisco as an Account Executive. As a collegiate rower at the University of Washington, she won a gold medal in the Varsity 4+ at the NCAA National Championships as a sophomore in 2008. Her freshman year she won a gold medal in the Varsity 4+ at the 2007 Pac-10 Championships and finished fifth at Nationals. She graduated in 2010 with a degree in political science, and a minor in law, societies and justice.

Cheek grew up in Mill Valley, California and was a coxswain under Sandy Armstrong between 2002-2006. She graduated in 2006 as a three-year letterwinner and earned a bronze medal in the Lightweight Varsity 8+ her senior year at Nationals. She graduated from Tamalpais High School.

 Cheek currently resides in San Francisco.

Sam Kraus