- Caps: 27
- Birthday: 07/04/88
- Position: Flanker
- Secondary Position: Lock
- Height: 6'4"
- Weight: 235
- Club: Stade Français CASG (FRA)
- College: Trinity College Dublin
- High School: North Thurston (WA)
- Hometown: Olympia, WA
LaValla earned his Eagles debut against Russia in the Churchill Cup June 5, 2010, in Glendale, Colorado. LaValla has scored one try for the Eagles, against Canada in Kingston, Ontario, June 9, 2012, and appeared in the 2011 Rugby World Cup. LaValla currently plays professional rugby for Stade Français of the Top 14 league in France and signed a contract extension through the 2015-16 season. He played club rugby for Dublin University Football Club and was elected Club Captain for the 2010-11 season.