Tara (Derby) Boatman became a full-time member of the Pioneer Athletics training staff in 2004. She initially split her time between being a softball assistant and an assistant athletic trainer for the Pioneers before turning to athletic training full-time.
Boatman played softball at Concordia University-Portland where she graduated with a B.A. in Biology/Sports Med. Before coming to L&C full time, Boatman worked at North Lake Physical Therapy as an athletic trainer/PT assistant.
She and husband Scott Boatman were married January 3rd, 2009.