Travis Holmes

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Holmes has lacrosse in his blood. He grew up in a lacrosse family where his father was an All-County, All-Metro and All-State Midfielder at Howard high school (Howard County MD). Holmes, the oldest of 4, played lacrosse at the McDonogh School (Owings Mills, MD) where he became a 2x All-County, 2x All-Metro and 1x All-State Midfeilder. After high school Holmes pursued his dream of playing Division I lacrosse at the University of Maryland. At Maryland, he was voted captain his senior year and made two Final Four appearances. Holmes’ two brothers followed in his foot steps, both playing lacrosse at McDonogh School (2000-2009) and the University of Maryland throughout from (2004-2013). His sister is a current player on the University of Maryland Women’s team.

Professional Overview:

With 7 years of high school (McDonogh), middle school and club coaching experience, Travis developed 20+ Division I lacrosse players. He has also been a key component to McDonogh making 4 MIAA Semi-Finals and 1 Final appearance. Travis is also a successful club coach, with teams ranging from u-11 to u-16. He has won 5 tournaments in his club coaching career and has successfully helped high school players gain scholarships to play at the collegiate level. Travis has also worked summer lacrosse camps for the past 15 years, and has made a difference in teaching the skills of the game to all ages. He has also trained lacrosse players on an individual basis to develop their skills one on one. On top of coaching numerous lacrosse teams throughout the year, Holmes is also a P.E. teacher at McDonogh School, where he also coaches.

Educational Development:

Holmes received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business. As a coach, he has studied under multiple long tenured high school, collegiate and professional coaches. Holmes’ college coaches would often refer to him as a student of the game, and is something he takes pride in every time he takes the practice field.

Travis and The Go Site:

Travis is excited to be a part of TGS because he sees this as an opportunity to inform the general public, as well as the lacrosse community, about opportunities to train, find clubs, camps and tournaments. This information will aid young lacrosse players in improving their skills, as well as become a tool to help parents support their son and his goal to become a great lacrosse player. Ultimately, Holmes sees this as a means to help this great sport continue to grow.