Liane Malcos begins her first season coaching along the Charles River, commanding MIT's up-start novice program. Malcos brings a wealth of high-level rowing experience into her first post as a crew coach, giving the program a vigorous boost. Malcos joins Tech's coaching unit after spending the last year training for the Olympics with the U.S. National Team. During her national stint, Malcos was a member of the women's four that won a Gold medal at the 2003 World Championships in Milan, Italy. It was the second medal performance for Malcos, who also copped a Bronze at the Under-23 World Championships in Hamburg, Germany during her final collegiate season. Malcos was recruited by Brown University, where she rowed and lettered four consecutive years. Malcos was instrumental in Brown's national title runs, serving as a member of the varsity eight for the Bears' 1999 and 2000 NCAA Championship squads Prior to her tenure with the Engineers, Malcos served three years as a Research Technician at the Whitehead Institute specializing in immunology. Malcos earned a degree in Biology from Brown in 2000.