Maggie is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt and one half of Torres Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. She played International rugby in Scotland and Korea for many years before transitioning to Jiu Jitsu. She started her journey in Seoul, South Korea after a rugby team mate brought her along to training. 8 years later she is is Pan American Champion, No Gi Pan American and Master World medalist, 5 time Houston Open Gold medalist , multiple times IBJJF open Gold medalist, Brajik Seoul Open Gold medalist and an active competitor.
She has been a public school teacher for over a decade and has worked with students of all ages and backgrounds. She is passionate about women’s Jiu Jitsu, the art and creating an environment where everyone is comfortable and successful in training. Her coaching philosophy is firmly rooted in the belief that if you have knowledge, you pass it on to those who do not.