Before her arrival she served at a comparable capacity at Duke University where she oversaw all aspects of the training of 21 Olympic sports programs, working directly with men's and women's lacrosse and soccer, as well as women's volleyball and field hockey. During her time at Duke, she made drastic changes to the way Olympic sports were trained, consistently achieving Top 10 NCAA rankings.
Prior to her work at Duke, she served as an Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at Texas A&M. There she worked primarily with the women's tennis, football, softball, and track and field.
Tamporello, a Texas native, is a 2001 graduate of Texas A&M University where she was a four year letter winner and captain on the soccer team. She holds certifications from The National Strength and Conditioning Association, The Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association and USA Weightlifting. Tamporello currently resides in Waco.