Defensive Backs Coach, University of Missouri-Rolla
Travis Boulware has been the the defensive backfield coach for the past 19 seasons. He came to UMR in 1987 from Washburn University, where he served as the defensive backs coach. In 1986, Washburn's defense ranked first against the pass in the Central States Intercollegiate Conference.
While coaching the defensive backs for a majority of his tenure at UMR, Boulware coached the running backs during the 1997 and 1998 seasons. He returned to the secondary in 1999.
Boulware, a 1982 graduate of Tennessee Technological University, played defensive back for the school's football team for two seasons. Prior to that, he spent two years at Chowan Junior College in North Carolina. Boulware also received his master's degree from Tennessee Tech.
A native of High Point, N.C., Boulware was UMR's baseball coach for 13 seasons from 1991-2003. The Miners were 20-19 in the 2003 season, their second winning season in his final three years as head coach. UMR also finished as runners-up in the MIAA Tournament to NCAA Division II World Series participant Central Missouri State in 1997.
Articles by Travis Boulware:
Defensive Backs: Making the Most of Your Practice Time
Biography and photograph courtesy of University of Missouri-Rolla.