Mikayla grew up in Eden Prairie, MN where she played basketball, soccer and lacrosse at Eden Prairie High School. She went on to play Division 1 soccer at University of Wisconsin- Green Bay. After her freshmen year, she transferred to the University of Denver to play Division 1 lacrosse. Mikayla graduated with a degree in communications and marketing in 2013. After coaching and working in Minneapolis she relocated to Chicago and work in advertising. Mikayla coaches with the Lakeshore National Premier program.