Alex Tiernan - Aspen Country Day School

Alex Tiernan
PE Teacher, Global Program Coordinator

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A born and raised Carbondalian, Alex Tiernan has worked at Aspen Country Day School for over a decade in Physical Education and as Global Program Coordinator. He studied marketing and organizational management at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Alex is a certified Wilderness First Responder and also coaches the Aspen High School Cross Country Team.

Favorite way(s) to spend your time outdoors?

I ran the Leadville Trail 100 a few times, hiked the Pacific Crest Trail, and rafted the Grand Canyon. I’m passionate about the Colorado Avalanche and I also play hockey. I wish I were a pro surfer although I’ve never really surfed.

Favorite place in the Roaring Fork Valley?

Peppino’s Pizza in Carbondale; I’m president of their Sprinkle Club.

What’s something we don’t know about you?

I love Christmas lights. And I have an extensive bolo tie collection.

Alex’s 2021 holiday light display. Do not try this at home.

Bucket list travel destination(s)?

Southeast Asia: Thailand and Indonesia

What did you want to be when you grew up?

Growing up isn’t over for me; I’m still trying.