Wisconsin Sports Network General Manager Travis Wilson has been selected for inclusion on the second annual Sports 40 Under 40 list by Coach and Athletic Director Magazine in partnership with the National High School Athletic Coaches Association.
The recognition honors outstanding young industry professionals who demonstrate exceptional commitment to sports, innovation, and industry leadership.
The 40 young professionals chosen for the Sports 40 Under 40 Class of 2019 will be honored at the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) National Convention in June in Bismarck, North Dakota, and recognized in the July/August 2019 issue of Coach and Athletic Director.
Wisconsin honorees in 2018 included Kimberly football coach Steve Jones and Menomonee Falls Athletic Director Ryan Anderson (now the Vice President of Sales for Midwest Sport and Turf Systems).
Wilson is in his 11th year at Wisconsin Sports Network and currently serves as the WisSports.net General Manager and Football Editor, is the voice of the WisSports.net Minute, and a writer for other parts of the site. He can be heard as a featured interview guest on radio stations around the state and co-hosts Football Friday Night, a statewide syndicated postgame show during the high school football season. He has also appeared as a featured columnist for NOW Newspapers, a presenter at the WFCA Clinic, and as a guest on several television broadcasts.
The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA) named Travis the 2015 recipient of the Dave McClain Distinguished Service Award. He currently serves on the WFCA Executive Board as the Website and Communications Director and is a member of the Executive Board of the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association.
Wilson is a graduate of Richland Center High School, where he was a starter on the football, basketball, and baseball teams. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in History and Secondary Education from Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, IA. Travis has served as a basketball, baseball, and football coach at the youth level, as a varsity assistant at Richland Center High School, with AAU programs, and three years as Head Men's Basketball Coach at UW-Richland. He spent two years as the color analyst on boys basketball broadcasts for WRCO Radio 100.9 in Richland Center. Travis and his wife Christa currently reside in Reedsburg and are the proud parents of two boys, Brett (10) and Brock (7).