Jen Chandler

Jen Chandler

Titles: Science
Degrees: BA, Cornell University
MEd, Northeastern University
Locations: Squash
Phone Numbers:
School: 860-945-7867

Jen joined Taft’s science department in 2015 after teaching and coaching for 22 years at her alma mater, Canterbury School. She teaches honors psychology and chemistry and coaches girls’ varsity squash. Jen lives on campus with her husband, Corey, who is a member of Taft’s World Languages department.

She received her bachelor of arts in psychology from Cornell University, earned Phi Beta Kappa, and played on the Cornell women’s squash team all four years, captaining the team her final two years. She received a master’s in education from Northeastern University.

A US Squash Level 2 certified coach, Jen has been excited to work with the girls’ varsity squash teams and to focus on building strong team communities. In 2016, the squash team won Division II of the US Squash High School Nationals, and in 2023, the team won Division III of the Nationals and Division C of the New England Championships.

Jen continues to enjoy and challenge herself with her personal athletic endeavors from weight training to hiking sections of the Appalachian Trail.