Coaching and empowering female hockey players to unleash their FULL potential! Coach Kayla's main goal is to create a positive environment so that her players can advance in the game and gain an edge over the competition. She empowers women and girls to live their hockey dreams at all ages and levels.
Having played at the NCAA level with the Boston University Terriers women's ice hockey program, she was the first overall selection in the 2016 CWHL Draft, claimed by the Boston Blades. In 2017, Tutino was traded to the Les Canadiennes de Montréal. In 2018, Tutino announced her reitrment from professional hockey.
During her time with the Boston University Terriers, the program would win four consecutive Hockey East championships (2012–15). In the aftermath of the 2015 Hockey East tournament, Tutino joined Shannon Doyle and captain Marie-Philip Poulin on the All-Tournament Team.
Tutino was drafted first overall by the Boston Blades in the 2016 CWHL Draft. She became the first female Boston University athlete to be selected first overall in a professional draft.
On April 25, 2017, Tutino was traded to the Les Canadiennes de Montréal in exchange for Nachi Fujimoto. On September 16, 2018, Tutino announced her retirement from professional hockey.
Awards and honours
Most Valuable Player, Ontario Hockey Academy, 2010-11 season
Hockey East Rookie of the Week (October 17, 2011)
Hockey East Player of the Week (November 21, 2011)
Hockey East Rookie of the Week (January 9. 2012)
2014-15 Hockey East Second Team All-Star
2015 Hockey East All-Tournament Team