Name: Maggie Steffens
Sport: Water Polo
Position: Defender
Height: 5-8
Weight: 165
DOB: 6/4/1993
Birthplace: San Romon, Calif.
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: Monte Vista High School (Danville, Calif.) ’12
College: Stanford University ’16, Science, Technology and Society
Team/Club: New York Athletic Club
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016); Two-time Olympic medalist (2 golds)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, gold
  • Named MVP of the 2012 Olympic tournament and set the Olympic record for most goals scored in women’s water polo with 21.
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2011, 2013, 2015
  • Medals: 1 (gold)
  • Gold – 2015
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 FINA World League Super Final, gold
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2015 FINA World League Super Final, gold
  • 2014 FINA World Cup, gold
  • 2014 FINA World League Super Final, gold
  • 2013 FINA World Cup, gold
  • 2013 FINA World League Super Final, bronze
  • 2012 FINA World League Super Final, gold
  • 2011 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2011 FINA World League Super Final, gold
  • 2010 FINA World Cup, gold
  • 2010 FINA World League Super Final, gold
Personal: Daughter of Carlos and Peggy Steffens...Has one brother, Charlie, and two sisters, Jessica and Teresa...Sister, Jessica, is a two-time Olympic medalist in water polo (2008, 2012) and the two played together on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team...Aided Stanford University to two NCAA titles (2014, 2015)...Named FINA World Player of the Year (2012, 2014)...Growing up, competed in soccer, swimming, basketball and gymnastics...Supports Team KC, an organization that fulfills the immediate needs of pediatric cancer patients and their families...Hobbies include hiking, kayaking and canoeing, writing, singing, dancing and reading.