BA (Arkansas Tech ‘11), MA (Arkansas Tech ‘13)
Kyla received an athletic scholarship to play NCAA golf at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Arkansas. She was a 4-year letter winner for the Golden Suns (2007-2011) and 3-time All-Conference selection. After graduating in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science, she became the Graduate Assistant Women’s golf coach at Arkansas Tech and completed her Master of Arts in History (2013). Outside of her varsity golf career, she has represented Nova Scotia at Canadian National events in Women’s golf. In 2022, Kyla was the Women’s Amateur Golf Player of the Year for the Province of Nova Scotia.
Passionate about higher education, she is a member of the history honors society Phi Alpha Theta and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Kyla contributed a chapter entitled “Industrialization and its Discontents 1750-1914” for Sources in Patterns of World History, Volume 2: Since 1400. Oxford University Press, 2012. Kyla is excited to be a part of the King’s family and is eager to assist the Foundation Year Program.
Kyla is married to fellow golfer Bryce Zinck. Kyla’s interests include Pugs, Dungeons & Dragons, and reading as many books as humanly possible.