Former UCLA Rower, Current Executive Director, Bruin Varsity Club
A Connecticut native, Kat Lauer came to Los Angeles in 2010 to compete as a member of the Women’s Rowing Team at UCLA, where she graduated in 2014 with a degree in Sociology. During her time at UCLA, she was a member of the Bruin Athletic Council, Athletes in Action Christian club, and an intern for the Wooden Athletic Fund.
Following the completion of her degree, she worked in Development for UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital before becoming the Director of the Bruin Varsity Club at UCLA Athletics, where she is a liaison between the university and former student-athletes. In this role, she is responsible for creating opportunities for outreach, engagement, mentoring, and career development with current and former student-athletes. Kat enjoys staying active in her free time by sailing, competing in triathlons, playing slow-pitch softball, and doing yoga.