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Tara Boening
Tara  Boening

Hometown:
Dripping Springs, Texas

High School:
Marcus '02

Last College:
Texas A&M '06

Position:
Performance Nutritionist

Birthdate:
11/30/1983

Joined Houston:
April 2010


Tara Boening joined the Athletics Department as a performance nutritionist in April 2010.

In that role, she is involved in nutrition education and program operations for all 16 athletics teams. She educates student-athletes through grocery store tours and cooking demonstrations.

Boening also assists with menu planning, food service operations, catering for team travel and pregame meals and assists with body composition testing and assessment for all student-athletes.

Before joining the Athletics Department, Boening worked for 18 months as a nutrition coach and personal trainer at Life Time Fitness in Katy, Texas. She also previously served as a consultant dietician at Abshire Dietary Consultants in Victoria, Texas.

Boening received her bachelor's degree in nutritional science in 2006 and earned her master's degree in kinesiology in 2007 from Texas A&M. As an undergraduate, she was involved in the Performance Nutrition programs for all 18 teams as a performance nutrition specialist.

She is a member of the American Dietetic Association and the Texas Dietetic Association and is a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer.

Boening, whose last name is pronounced BAY-ning, and her husband Barry live in Richmond.

06/25/16
vs USATF Junior Championships
Clovis, Calif.
All Day
06/26/16
vs USATF Junior Championships
Clovis, Calif.
All Day
09/03/16
Oklahoma
vs Oklahoma
Houston, Texas (NRG Stadium)
11:00 AM
Tickets
09/10/16
Lamar
Lamar
TDECU Stadium
11:00 AM
09/15/16
Cincinnati
at Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
6:30 PM
09/24/16
Texas State
at Texas State
San Marcos, Texas
TBA
09/29/16
UConn
UConn
TDECU Stadium
7:00 PM
Tickets
10/08/16
Navy
at Navy
Annapolis, Md.
2:00 PM
10/15/16
Tulsa
Tulsa
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
10/22/16
SMU
at SMU
Dallas, Texas
TBA
10/29/16
UCF
UCF
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
11/12/16
Tulane
Tulane
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
11/21/16
George Mason
vs George Mason
Estero, Fla. (Germain Arena)
6:30 PM
11/22/16
vs Kent State/South Dakota
Estero, Fla. (Germain Arena)
TBA
11/23/16
vs TBD
Estero, Fla. (Germain Arena)
TBA

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