A four-year varsity letter winner and former captain of the USC women's rowing team, Megan Biging enters her second season (2012-13) as an assistant coach for the Women of Troy.
Previously, Biging served as head coach of the Radnor Girls Crew Club in Radnor, Pa., where she coached the freshmen from 2007-09, and the varsity crew from 2009-11. There, she oversaw the entire program and helped bring her crew into national prominence. In 2010-11, Biging guided her top crew to a first-place finish at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta and coached her second varsity eight to a win at the Philadelphia City Championships. Her varsity eight boat also had the second fastest time in the 2011 Scholastic Rowing Association of America championships at Cooper River, N.J.
As a rower at USC, Biging, rowed with the varsity eight from 2002-06. She helped the team to a third-place finish at the 2006 Pac-10 Championships, the program's first-ever qualification of all three boats for the NCAA Championships in 2005, and a sixth-place finish at the 2003 NCAA Championships. As a senior, Biging was honored with the Trojan Spirit Award and was selected for CRCA West Region second team honors.
After graduation, Biging raced with the Vesper Boat Club out of Philadelphia where she helped her crew to the gold medal in several divisions at both the 2006 and 2007 Canadian Henley.
Born in Santa Monica, Calif., Biging is a graduate of Notre Dame Academy High School in Los Angeles and received her degree in social science from USC in 2007. Biging received a master's degree in organizational leadership from Gonzaga University in 2012.