Name: Tara Peterson
Position: Lead
Sport: Curling
Event(s): Women’s Team
DOB: 5/28/1991
Birthplace: Burnsville, Minn.
Hometown: Eagan, Minn.
College: University of Minnesota '18, Dentistry
Team/Club: Team Peterson
Coach(es): Laine Peters
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2022)
  • Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, 6th (women's team)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2021 – bronze (women’s team)
  • Years of participation: 2014, 2015, 2021
  • Medals: 1 (1 bronze): Bronze – 2021 (women’s team)
Personal: Tara’s sister is fellow curler Tabitha Peterson...She is employed as a dentist in Minnesota and is married...Something unique: "My brother, sister and I all have the same initials, TSP. There are three of us and three teaspoons equals one tablespoon."