Attended Concord High School from 1992 to 1996. In her senior year, Tara was the team captain and was names Player of the Year in NHIAA men’s hockey.
Completed three seasons at Brown University. She took a year off after her freshman year to compete in the 1998 Winter Olympics. After her junior year she left Brown for two years to train with and play for the Salt Lake City Olympic Hockey team.
Tara won a Gold Medal at the 1998 Olympics held at Nagano, Japan and won a Silver Medal at the 2002 Olympics held at Salt Lake City.
Tara was selected to the All-World Teams at both the 1998 Nagano and 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics.
Tara was a member of the Women’s National Team from high school through the Salt Lake City Olympics. During this period she won three silver medals at the World Championships.
Tara is currently enrolled at Boston College Graduate School pursuing her Masters in Nursing degree to become a nurse practitioner