Travis Nichols
Travis Nichols
Title: Head Coach | Cross Country | Track & Field
Phone: 832.721.7039

Travis is entering his second season as the Head Cross Country and Track & Field Head Coach at Columbia College. He is very excited to take the entire program to the next level of success at both the conference and national levels.


Coach Nichols brings a diverse coaching background in both sprints and distance to the position. Travis comes to Columbia College with over 14 years of competitive experience. He was a 4 time state qualifier in Texas and Florida where he attended high school. He also competed for Nova Southeastern University (NCAA D2 program, Davie Florida) where he ran all distances from the 1500m to 10,000m. He holds P.R.s of:

* 1500m: 4:01

* 1600m: 4:27

* 3200m: 9:48

* 5000m: 16:15

* 10,000m: 34:00

* Half Marathon: 1:21

* Marathon: 3:18


He still competes at a local level in road races of all distances. He resides in Chapin, SC with his wife, Olga, and two children, Travis Jr. and Esmeralda.