Maggie Steele, MSW, BCC, ACC

About Maggie Steele

Maggie has studied and practiced coaching for the past 8 years and has a high regard for co-active, science-based coaching models that are grounded in mindfulness. As a social worker, Maggie is dedicated to bringing trauma-informed services into schools and organizations that serve adolescents. She is also a member of the National Association of Social Workers, American Psychological Association, International Coach Federation, and Oregon Mediation Association.


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  • Life and career coaching for teens and young adults 14-21
  • Life, career, mentor coaching, and new business coaching for coaches
  • Life coach training and practicum supervision


  • Master’s in Social Work for Children, Youth, and Families
  • Licensed School Social Worker
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Board Certified Coach
  • Associate Certified Coach
  • Over 250 hours of coach specific training

Maggie is a certified life coach who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Social Work for children, youth and families. She is also a licensed school social worker and mindfulness instructor for Peace in Schools. She is the author of How I Got My S!*t Together (2011), Ten Teen Stories That Might Just Change Your Life (2014), and #Truth Journal (2015); and contributes articles to various magazines in print and online.

As a professional coach, Maggie specializes in supporting adolescents in building confidence, overcoming limiting beliefs and identifying individual core motivation. Her devotion to equity, inclusivity, and social justice can be seen in her dedication to working with youth and families in marginalized communities, tailoring her approach to each individual, and holding fast to the belief that every single person is capable of achieving the goals they are invested in pursuing. Whether she is working with youth in foster care, youth involved in the juvenile justice system, or high school students struggling with academics, Maggie is determined to improve transition outcomes for all youth and support them in developing self-efficacy within the different areas of their lives.

As a coach training facilitator and practicum supervisor at the Youth Coaching Institute, Maggie is committed to helping new coaches grow into effective, trauma-informed, youth serving professionals. It is with this commitment that Maggie strives to ensure that each student at YCI is offered a safe, inclusive environment in which they can learn, hone, and practice their skills.