All photos provided by award recipient. Credit to Atavus Rugby, Natalie Norris, Darren Zemanek.

Age: 28


Hails From: Issaquah, Washington; Lives in Seattle, Washington


Job That Pays the Bills: Senior Communications Specialist for the Seattle Children’s and the Social and Content Manager for the Seattle Seawolves of Major League Rugby


Rugby Life:

  • 2010: Kent Crusaders (Player)

  • 2010-2013: Washington State University (Player -  2013 D2 National Championships)

  • 2012-Present: Seattle Rugby Club (Player - 2015 and 2016 D1 Club Championships)

  • 2013: Atavus Rugby (Coaching Staff)

  • 2014-2017: Kent Crusaders 7s Side (Coach)

  • 2015-Present: Washington Loggers Girls High School Select 7’s Team (Coach)

  • 2017: Atavus Academy 7s (Player - 2017 Club 7’s Championship)

  • 2018-Present: Seattle Seawolves (Staff - 2018 and 2019 Major League Rugby Championships)


Why We Love Carly:

  • Manager of Washington Athletic Club Women's 7s Team

  • Carly would like to dedicate this award to her late father, Tim, brother, Cody, and mother, Rene, who all supported her bold and athletic nature until their last days


Learn More on The Rugby Breakdown (TRB): MacKinnon, Barber Bolster Loggers (2019)