Tucker Tennis Fitness Director

Travis Neilson

Travis was raised in Overland Park, KS where he became exposed to many different sports as a child. By the time he reached high school, tennis became his passion and main focus.

As a junior tennis player, he was ranked as high as #1 in the Missouri Valley Section, top 50 nationally in singles, and top 10 nationally in doubles. Travis attended Indiana University where he obtained a tennis scholarship and graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Kinesiology. Upon completion of his degree, Travis mentored alongside USA Strength and Conditioning Hall of Famer, Istvan “Stevie” Javorek for 3 years where he learned a plethora of information about building the right foundation for an athlete.

In 2019, he earned his Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion with a concentration on rehabilitation from California University of Pennsylvania.

His other certifications and qualifications include:

          Corrective Exercise Specialist from the National Academy of Sports Medicine

          Certified Speed Specialist from the National Academy of Speed and Explosion

          Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association

Hourly rate: $65