Travis completed a short internship at F.I.T. before joining the team in July 2020. Prior to that, he was a personal trainer in the Madison area for two years.

He graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2016 with a Bachelors of Science in Zoology.

He is also a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and a Level 1 Nutrition Coach through Precision Nutrition. He loves to learn, and plans to continue his education to gain more training related certifications in the future.

He competed in varsity football and track & field in high school, and recreation league basketball and softball. Now a competitive Olympic weightlifter on the West Madison Weightlifting team, Travis previously competed in powerlifting and bodybuilding. He placed in the Top 10 in the Transformation Class at the Summer Shredding Classic in Houston, TX in 2019.

Travis enjoys sci-fi, horror, and superhero movies, going to rock and metal concerts, woodworking, and learning about mythologies from other cultures.