Tara was appointed Tilton’s Athletic Director in July 2014 after working as Assistant Athletic Director and Admissions Associate at Tilton for the previous five years. She continues her role as Head Coach of the Girls’ Varsity Basketball team. A three-time Academic All-American at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in upstate New York, Tara reached the Division III Sweet 16 Women’s Basketball National Championship as both a player and a coach. Before her arrival at Tilton, she spent four seasons as a collegiate assistant women’s basketball coach, first at Williams College and then at Saint Anselm College. In both coaching positions, Tara developed on- and off-season strength and conditioning programs, organized team community service projects and assisted in recruiting prospective student athletes. Most recently, Tara completed a master’s of education degree with a concentration in athletic administration from Plymouth State University in the Spring of 2016.