position Assistant Coach
Years Third Season
Alma Mater Bridgewater College
The 2022 campaign is the third season for Travis Morris as an assistant coach with the Buckeyes men’s soccer team. Morris coaches the Ohio State goalkeepers, plans daily trainings, assists with recruiting and video work along with helping with day-to-day operations.
Morris previously coached the High Point Panthers, who won back-to-back Big South regular-season titles with Morris on staff, with the team tallying its most successful season in its Division I history during the 2018 campaign. In Morris’ second year with the Panthers, the program reached the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship Tournament for the first time in history while ranking as high as No. 12 in the national polls. In Morris’ third year with the Panthers, the team tallied 13 wins, one of only eight teams in the country to do so in back-to-back seasons.
Under the tutelage of Morris, Panther goalkeepers turned in 22 clean sheets between 2017-19 while averaging 0.87 goals allowed per contest. Goal Keeper, Keegan Meyer was selected overall 43rd in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft, the highest professional draft pick from any sport in HPU history.
Morris served as the goalkeeper coach at Belmont for three seasons from 2014-16. He helped plan day-to-day training sessions for the team and planned all goalkeeper training sessions. His other duties included coordinating travel, recruiting and video work. Morris also helped to organize and run all Belmont Soccer camps.
Prior to his time at Belmont, Morris served as a graduate assistant earning his Master’s Degree in Sports Leadership and was a volunteer assistant over two seasons at VCU. He helped guide the Rams to back-to-back at-large NCAA Tournament bids in 2012 and 2013.
Morris graduated from Bridgewater College with a Bachelors in Health and Physical Education in 2012 after a four-year playing career with the Eagles.
He holds an USSF National “D” Coaching License and an NSCAA Level II Goalkeeping Coaching Diploma.
Get to know Travis Morris, Ohio State's newest assistant coach with @OhioStateMSOC. He will coach the goalkeepers for the Buckeyes. pic.twitter.com/knoXhL1dYg
— Ohio State Mens Soccer (@OhioStateMSOC) January 31, 2020