Tara Ulepic is originally from Herndon, VA where she attended Bishop O’Connell high school. Tara was varsity goalie and four-time letter recipient throughout her high school career. She received honorable mention All-Catholic Conference in 2013 and 2014, served as captain her senior year in 2014, and received the coaches award from Bishop O’Connell in 2014. After high school, Tara was recruited to The University of Pennsylvania. The team qualified for the Ivy League and NCAA tournaments during her four years of attendance, making the NCAA tournament quarter finals in 2016. During her time at Penn, Tara volunteered with the Young Quaker program where she grew the game of lacrosse to middle school girls in West Philadelphia, helping to teach the benefits of team sports with the goal of developing leadership skills and confidence. After graduation in 2018 Tara moved to North Carolina where she began her coaching career with Fever Lacrosse in 2020, was assistant JV coach at Cardinal Gibbons in 2021 and served as head JV coach in their undefeated 2022 season.