Tara VanDerveer

Tara VanDerveer

Noelle Crosby, Writer

Tara VanDerveer is an American basketball coach for Stanford Women basketball. She has been the coach for almost 40 years now and the Stanford Women basketball team has won the NCAA women’s basketball since 1972. VanDerveer led the Stanford Cardinal to three NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Championships: in 1990, 1992, and 2021.

 

Tara was born in 1963 (67 years old). She was born in Melrose, Massachusetts with her younger sibling Heidi VanDerveer. Tara played basketball with boys and girls but when the girls opt out of the sport she started playing more with boys.