Laura (Rayfield) Higgins grew up in Auburn, WA, playing soccer for Kentlake High School where she earned All-League MVP twice. During her premier soccer career, Laura won six state titles, a regional title, ECNL National Final, and a Super-Y league final and received the Manchester United U.S. Finals Golden Boot Award.
Laura then spent two seasons at Oregon State when she received a Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention. She then transferred to Oklahoma University for her last 2 years of college play as a Sooner.
Laura began coaching as a Technical Trainer at TOCA Football in 2017, working with players of all ages and skill levels, and became a manager of the TOCA Lynnwood location in 2018.