Kaila graduated with a B.S in Recreation and an M.S. Ed. in Recreation from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Prior to joining the AHS team as a Kinesiology Academic Advisor, she served as an Academic Advisor at Coastal Carolina University and Rend Lake College. Prior to this role, she spent over a decade at Southern Illinois University Carbondale as an Academic Advisor, Athletic Academic Coordinator, and Assistant Athletic Director of Academics.
Kaila is passionate about helping students reach their academic and professional goals. Kaila loves spending time with her 3 sons and rescue pup Fergie Jenkins Tyner, as well as family and friends. She loves staying active, volunteering with animal rescue organizations, Chicago Cubs baseball and other professional and college sports, especially Fighting Illini Athletics.