Lake Ridge Academy is proud to announce the hiring of Tara Bowen as the new varsity girls soccer coach. Ms. Bowen is returning to Lake Ridge Academy after coaching the program from 2008 to 2012 when she led the team to the OHSAA Regional Semi-Finals and achieved a 40-22-7 winning record. “I am very excited to be returning to Lake Ridge Academy to build a soccer culture that will benefit both our middle school and high school athletes,” stated Ms. Bowen. “I look forward to creating a positive and enriching environment for the girls to train, learn and grow as soccer players and student athletes.”
Most recently, Ms. Bowen was the head coach of the North Ridgeville High School girls varsity soccer program from 2012 to 2014. While attending Heidelberg College for her master’s degree, she was the school’s girls soccer assistant coach from 2006 to 2008 and played varsity soccer at John Carroll University.
Ms. Bowen is actively involved in other local soccer programs including the Force Soccer Academy and the North Ridgeville Amateur Soccer League.
About Lake Ridge Academy
Lake Ridge Academy (www.lakeridgeacademy.org) is an independent, nonsectarian day school offering co-educational classes from kindergarten through grade 12. Founded in 1963, Lake Ridge Academy is committed to providing small class sizes and maintains an 8:1 student to teacher ratio. Located on a beautiful 88 acre campus in North Ridgeville, Ohio, Lake Ridge Academy is the premier K-12 private college preparatory school on Cleveland’s west side.