Maggie Smith is in her eighth year at Marquette University as Assistant Director of Sports Performance. In her role, she works with the women's basketball team. Smith arrived at Marquette after spending six years in California where she worked at the University of the Pacific and Velocity Sports Performance. While at Pacific she worked as an Assistant Director of Athletic Performance, primarily in charge of women's basketball, swimming, field hockey, men's and women's tennis, and water polo.
While at Pacific, she also worked the San Jose Sharks and San Francisco 49ers training camp. Before arriving to Pacific, Smith worked at the United States Olympic Training Center where she prepared numerous individual athletes and National Teams for the 2000 Sydney Olympics. In addition, Smith worked as a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Syracuse University for two years, primarily working with track and field, tennis, lacrosse, basketball, field hockey, and rowing.
Smith earned her bachelor's degree in biology from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1999, where she also competed for the women's basketball team. She received her master's degree from Syracuse University in exercise science in 2001. Smith is married to Todd Smith who also is Marquette's Director of Sports Performance. The couple has two kids, Cooper and Gradyn.
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