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10 Questions: Travis Ward

By Chattanooga FC, 03/10/22, 7:48PM EST


As we march to kickoff of the home opener on March 26, we will use 10 Questions to introduce you to the players on the 2022 Men’s team roster. Look for a different player featured each day — plus a couple days where will feature more than one. Our third feature is Travis Ward, new to the club in 2022.

1: Did you ever have another dream career besides soccer?
A: Yeah, I wanted to be a professional basketball or baseball player. I was a multi-sport athlete and played all three sports until I got to the collegiate level.

2: How do you decompress after a long week of training?
A: Video games. Pool/ Beach days and hikes with my dog.

3: What was the most nervous you’ve ever been?
A: The most nervous I've ever been was during my best man's speech at my brother's wedding.

4: What are your preferred pre-game, locker room and post-game routines?
A: pregame I like to wake up, have breakfast and hit the gym for 45 min to ride the bike and stretch. Locker room ido my prehab/activation routine and listen to music. Post game i like to stretch, ice bath and eat as much food as possible because i'm usually starving.

5: What’s the most memorable sports moment you’ve had as a fan?
A: Going up to Minnesota and watching the vikings play in their new stadium. It was also my first NFL game live.

6: What sporting event have you always wanted to go to and why?
A: The world cup because it's the greatest tournament in the world and only happens every four years so having an opportunity to go watch a world cup game would be amazing,

7: What’s your go-to meal the night before a match?
A: Chicken Parm

8: You haven't been in Chattanooga for very long yet... have you found any interesting spots or restaurants you enjoy?
A: Yes the restaurant, Mayan Kitchen

9: What do you believe is the greatest challenge most athletes are facing today?
A: Mental Health

10: Who inspired you as a young athlete? Why?
A: My family, older brother, and Allen iverson. Older brother probably the most because we always competed in everything we did and him being 3 years older than me he would always beat up on me. Looking back now I think he's a huge reason why I am the athlete I am today.

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