Kayla Dustin

Age: 22


Hails From:

Prairie City, Iowa


Job that Pays the BIlls:

Senior at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI), studying recreation, tourism, nonprofit leadership


Rugby Life:

  • UNI Women's Rugby Club (player)


Leading Like a Boss:

  • UNI Women's Rugby Club (President)

  • Illinois Women's Collegiate Rugby Conference (Commissioner)

  • National Collegiate Rugby (Intern)

  • Wrote COVID protocols and guidelines for UNI


Why we Love Kayla:

  • As an intern for National Collegiate Rugby (NCR), she worked to organize a championship tournament in New Orleans, create a plan for the development of a select-side team, and create a successful experience for the select side team in Arkansas.

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Photo Credit: Alexa Balong