Tara Kallal

Tara Kallal
Season(s) Played with the Divas: 2001-2009, 2011
Jersey Number: 84
Position: WR
Age: 36
Height: 5-5
Weight: 133
Hometown: LaGrange, IL
College: Augustana College
Occupation: Communications & Publications Specialist
for a Trade Association


Tara Kallal Q&A

Who was your childhood idol? Why?
Homer Simpson…he’s just like my dad.
What is your favorite movie?
Uncle Buck
What is your favorite TV show?
Charmed, Scrubs, and Trading Spaces
What is your favorite quote?
“Throw the ball more!”
What are your lifetime aspirations?
To own and operate a vineyard, to coach diving at the collegiate level or run a diving program, or to win the lottery and travel.
What is your sports background?
In high school, I participated in gymnastics and track. I continued my athletics career on both the diving and track teams in college. While at Augustana, I competed in the NCAA tournament my junior and senior years in both track and diving.
What was the first sport you ever played?
Basketball and volleyball in grade school.
What was your biggest adjustment to playing women’s football?
Learning to compete in a team sport.
If you could play any other position, which one would you choose? Why?
Team mascot…because obviously I love to act a fool.
What is your most memorable Divas moment?
When Allyson Hamlin tripped over her pant leg when taking a three-step drop.
What does it mean to you to be a Diva?
I feel very fortunate that the Divas are giving me the opportunity to become a part of history and fulfill one of my personal goals. To be able to compete at the professional level is a dream come true for most people, especially women. I am honored to be playing with such fine athletes and working with a great coaching staff.

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