Travis Chell
Travis Chell
Title: Director of Athletic Communications
Phone: 423-652-6368

In just over one and a half years at King, Chell has helped create social media acocunts to help promote all 25 Tornado athletic programs. He has served as the Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament host for the past two years, while being the primary statistician at the Conference Carolinas Basketball Tournament in 2014.

He came to King in the spring of 2013 after serving as an Athletics Communications Assistant at the University of Memphis.

While at Memphis, Chell covered the women’s volleyball and women's golf teams, and served as the secondary contact for baseball. The Grantsburg, Wis., native helped created a Twitter account for the women’s golf program while managing both the volleyball and women’s golf Facebook and Twitter pages. Chell also was one of the primary statisticians for women’s volleyball and women’s basketball.

Prior to Memphis, he spent three years as the Athletic Communications Graduate Assistant at Edgewood College in Madison, Wis. While at Edgewood, he helped cover all 16 sports, while serving as the primary softball contact for three years.

Chell also was the primary contact for men's and women's soccer for two years and volleyball for one year at Edgewood College. He worked with four programs that qualified for the NCAA tournament, including men's basketball, women's tennis, women's volleyball and men's golf.

He earned his MBA with a Marketing concentration from Edgewood College in 2012.

Prior to Edgewood, he attended Lakeland College in Sheboygan, Wis., where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a minor in Sports Management. A member of the baseball team at Lakeland, Chell also worked in the sports information office for three and a half years.

He is a member of CoSIDA and the Tennessee Sports Writers Association.