2019 Board Member, Tiernan Cavanna (President)

2018 Tiernan CavannaTiernan has been hooked on platform tennis since 2005. For the past 12 years, she has played in local paddle leagues and tournaments including PCQs, NRTs, as well as Nationals. She also became a certified platform tennis professional in 2015. Tiernan has been on the board of the Fairfield County Women’s Platform Tennis League (FCWPTL) since 2013, working alongside four other board members to organize weekly matches for over 650 women in 11 divisions. After working on the 2016 Nationals committee, Tiernan is extremely excited to bring Nationals back to Fairfield County in 2020.

After playing competitive junior tennis through high school in her home state of Texas, she graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a business degree and began a career in investment banking. She is currently the CEO of her house of three boys, ages 13, 11 and 8, and her husband of 15 years, Kieran. Tiernan has lived in Fairfield County, first in Rowayton, and then in Darien, since 2004.

Although new to the APTA board, Tiernan took over the role of Region II President in 2016. In addition to the FCWPTL, Tiernan is currently on the board of the Darien Foundation, the Darien Athletic Foundation, and on the executive committee of the Board of Directors of Wee Burn Country Club.

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