Jaila Tolbert joins Athletes Abroad and signs first professional contract

2019-06-17

Athletes Abroad is happy to announce the signing of Jaila Tolbert to our agency and to her first professional contract with Nurmon Jymy in Finland. Nurmon Jymy is going into their second season in the top league in Finland, the Finnish Mestaruusliga. Jaila is coming off an NCAA Division 1 college volleyball career for Virginia Tech University. Jaila was a four-year starter for the squad making an impact since her first year when she was named to the ACC All-Freshmen team. She received All-Conference recognition two more times during her career being named to the All-ACC second team in 2017 and 2018.

Here’s what Jaila had to say about this next adventure –

“I’m beyond excited to be represented by Athletes Abroad in my journey as a professional athlete! Throughout this process, the Athletes Abroad staff has been committed to furthering my career and has provided me and my family constant support.

I am fortunate to have found my new home with Nurmon Jymy in Finland. I can’t wait to experience new cultures and take my game to the next level!”

Athletes Abroad wishes Jaila and Nurmon Jymy the best of luck in the upcoming season!