Travis graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a BS in Civil Engineering. Prior to attending FGCU, he played for four years at Cooper City High School where he was an All-County selection multiple times and eventually named Broward County Player of the Year. Travis was also able to represent Team Florida three times in the Boy’s High Performance Championships, including the inaugural iteration of the tournament. While at FGCU he was both a student assistant coach for the women’s volleyball team and president of the men’s volleyball club. During his time in Fort Myers, Travis coached at the club and high school level with USA Volleyball Club and Evangelical Christian School respectively. During his time as an assistant coach at ECS the team advanced to the Regional Finals each year and never lost a game within their district.