Travis played his prep basketball at Cardinal Newman High School. In his senior season he was named team captain and helped lead his to team to a 13-1 NBL record and a league championship. Travis has 12 years of coaching experience at the high school level as both a JV & varsity head coach. He currently serves as the Varsity Head Coach at Windsor High School.
Travis has coached and directed a variety of basketball camps for players of all ages. He coached and co-directed Cardinal Newman Basketball camp for five years. In addition, Coach Taylor was camp director for Morro Bay Hoops Camp & Sonoma Country Day School Basketball Camp in 2002 & 2003. In 2008, Travis coached at the Athletes to Africa Camp, a program for under-privileged youth of South Africa.