Kala Friel with his wife in Utes uniform

Kala Friel

Account Executive

Kala grew up in Hawaii playing a wide range of sports from soccer, baseball, football, swimming, and racquetball. He also learned to love surfing and bodyboarding and everything to do with the ocean. After high school Kala played football at the University of Utah and graduated with a BS degree in economics.

While at the University of Utah Kala met and married his better half, Kaitlyn Friel. They are married with no children and two dogs and love to travel and experience new places. Since graduating Kala has been in different sales roles in various fields. Kala has recently become obsessed with pickleball as a way to compete and have fun. Kala has enjoyed merging his passion of sports and learned sales skills to become a part of Team Nation Sports.