Phone: 708-748-8105


Degrees and Certifications:

Sports Administration (MS) Valparaiso University Human Performance of Sports Science (BS) Tennessee State University

Ms. Tamara Somerville

Hello Southland College Prep Family! 

This is Ms. Somerville's 2nd year teaching Physical Education at Southland College Prep.  Overall, this is her 18th year teaching P.E. ranging from Pre-K - 12th grade (Maria HS, CICS Longwood, Thea Bowman Academy and 21st Century Charter etc.).  Ms. Somerville also has 6 years of experience as an Athletic Director and 15 years as a basketball coach.  She was born and raised in Gary, Indiana, where she graduated from Gary West Side HS as a 3-sport student-athlete for 4 consecutive years. 

Ms. Somerville is a PROUD and active member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. She currently serves on the Executive Board and is the Chairperson of her Chapter's Fundraising Committee. 

FUN FACTS: Ms. Somerville is very involved in her church.  She sings alto in her church choir and serves as treasurer of two different missionaries. She also loves sneakers, her family and friends and her dog named "Oreo".

Ms. Somerville is excited about teaching/coaching students a variety of sports and activities to hopefully encourage them to join a team or different sports organizations.  She is always going to push, motivate and challenge students to do more/better than the minimum. Let's work!!