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Tara Anderson

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Objective
To educate individuals on the importance of physical activity and inspire others to enjoy a healthy and
physically active lifestyle, while modeling 21st century skills such as leadership, respect, hard work,
honesty, and communication.

Education
SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE: PHYSICAL EDUCATION: K-12 TEACHING LICENSURE
(BS) | EXPECTED GRADUATION DECEMBER 2018 | UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO
Major: Bachelor of Science: Sport and Exercise Science: Physical Education: K-12 Teaching Licensure
Natural Health Sciences Deans List (Spring 2016)
Tony Rossi Kinesiology Scholarship (Spring 2016)
Andrew and Mona Nurski Education Scholarship (Spring 2016)
Colorado License Plate Scholarship (Fall 2013-Spring 2014; Fall 2014-Spring 2015)
First Years Scholars Recognition, University of Northern Colorado (02 March 2014)
Lead-On Leadership Program Participant (August 2013)

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA | MAY 2013 | FALCON HIGH SCHOOL


Graduated in 95th Percentile of Class (Top 5 Percent of Class)Experience

ASSISTANT POOL MANAGER/LIFEGUARD/SWIM LESSON INSTRUCTOR/COURT &FIELD


SUPERVISOR/OFFICIATOR | CITY OF GREELEY RECREATION AND AQUATICS | MAY 2015-
MAY 2017
Lifeguard of the Year- August 2015
Assistant Manager of the Summer- August 2016
Maintains Pool Chemicals (Ph, Calcium, Chlorine, Alkalinity) AND ensures pool safety
Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe practices and hazards; enforces and adheres to pool rules and
regulations
Attends monthly in-service trainings to practice and perform skills and conditioning for emergency
scenarios
Follows Emergency Action Plan (EAP) in the event of an emergency
Maintains cleanliness of the pool facility, locker rooms, steam room
Holds productive, fun, and safe swim lessons to all ages.
Supervise courts and officiates for youth basketball and soccer

CARA (COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF RECREATIONAL ATHLETICS) HEAD TENNIS


COACH | TOWN OF WINDSOR | JUNE 2016-AUGUST 2016, JUNE 2017- PRESENT
(SEASONAL)
Work with assistant coaches to hold fun, productive practices to enhance the skills of players ages 8 to
18
Schedule and host meets and contact parents for summer tennis program
Ensure safety and participation of all team members in league play
Develop sportsmanship and fair play in players
Teach basic sports skills and tactics for game and meet play
Travel to play other CARA Tennis Teams Around Northern Colorado

CLUB MILEAGE COACH | NORTH COLORADO HEALTH ALLIANCE| FALL 2016


Before school practices with students grades K-5 and their parents/guardians
Hold safe, productive, fun, inclusive practices to get students and families motivated to gain miles
through various locomotor skills/aerobic activity (running, jogging, walking, skipping, sliding, etc.)

STUDENT ASSISTANT-OUTREACH AND MARKETING COORDINATOR | UNIVERSITY OF


NOTHERN COLORADO WOMENS RESOURCE CENTER | FALL 2013-MAY 2016
Eating Disorder Awareness Committee Member, Spring 2014-2016
Most Likely to Bust a Move at Work Award- Spring 2016
Program and event planning
Provides excellent customer service/student support
Fielding questions related to events and the center, transferring phone calls, printer, fax, maintaining
cleanliness and stocking of the center
Training in Adobe and Microsoft for creating publications/spreadsheets
Writing monthly newsletters

TEACHER AID/FLOATER | HOPE MONTESORRIE ACADEMY | MAY-AUGUST 2014


Works with lead teacher to organize and plan activities for school aged children K-5; summer
programing
Infants through grade 5
Prepares meals and snacks
Communicate behavior and participation of child to guardians
Supervise children at all times

LEAD LIFEGUARD/SWIM LESSON INSTRUCTOR | COMPANY | APRIL 2011-MAY 2015


Guard Games participant all 4 years
Holds safe, productive, fun swim lessons to all ages
Communicates effectively with patrons
Ensures pool safety and cleanliness
Activates EAP
Attends monthly in-service trainings to practice and perform skills and condition

Skills & Abilities


CERTIFICATIONS
Lifeguarding/First-Aid/CPR/AED Certified (valid through 11/15/2018)
Official Zumba Instructor Basic Steps Level 1 (valid through 03/31/2018)
Heads Up Coaching Concussion Training
National Basic Archery Instructor (certified April 2017; does not expire)

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GALLOP STENGTHS QUEST: TOP 5 STRENGTHS
1. Restorative
2. Positivity
3. Achiever
4. Adaptability
5. Empathy

COMMUNICATION
Enjoys and has the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people!

FLEXIBLE
Flexible and adapts to any situation

ALWAYS WILLING TO LEARN!

LEADERSHIP/VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCES
EVOLVE College Ministries Leader (2016-2017)
o Lead weekly college worship/bible studies
o Host MUDHOUSE (Monthly Worship/Christian Speaker Series)
Various experience with family fitness nights, elementary classrooms, literacy nights with Weld-County
District-6, Grandview Elementary, Windsor Elementary/Middle school, Boys and Girls Club
Assistant Special Olympics Volunteer Basketball Coach for A and B basketball (Spring 2016)
Eating Disorder Awareness Committee Member (2013-2016)
Lead-On Leadership Program, University of Northern Colorado (2013)
Frances Hesselbein Student Leadership Program (FHSLP)
o One of 10 students selected internationally
o West Point Military Academy, West Point, NY, 2011
Speaker at Student-2-Student (S2S) Military Child Education Coalition Conference
o Speaker representing our school S2S program in front of 3000 people, Nashville, TN, 2010
Girls Varsity Tennis 2009-2013
o Most valuable Player, 2010
o Varsity Captain, sophomore-senior year

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