- Caps: 21
- 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 on June 5, 2010, in Glendale, Colorado, and appeared in the 2011 Rugby World Cup. LaValla currently plays professional rugby for Stade Français in the French Top 14. While studying at Trinity College Dublin, he played club rugby for Dublin University Football Club and was elected Club Captain for the 2010-11 season.