The Taft girls' varsity tennis team has established itself as a perennial power in New England. This is a program that prides itself on developing excellent tennis players who love their sport. Playing in the Founder’s League, Taft has consistently fielded strong teams, which compete for the league title year in and year out. Taft has had many fine tennis players over the years who have gone on to compete at the nation’s finest schools. The success of Taft tennis rests on the principles of hard work, good sportsmanship and fun. The team has access to twelve beautiful outdoor courts and four indoor courts, allowing for play in all types of weather.
Alex received her BA in English from Amherst College in 2014. While at Amherst, she wrote a feature-length screenplay as her thesis and was a member of the tennis team. After graduating, she spent a year working at a media agency in New York City. Alex went on to work as an apprentice teacher at a small independent school in Connecticut where she taught third and fifth grade students, and coached soccer and squash. Most recently, Alex received her MA in English, tutored business students, and taught a freshman writing seminar at Boston College.