Overview
Travis Passier

Travis Passier

Club
VA Centre of Excellence
Nationality
Australia
Birth Date
26/04/1989
Birth Place
Brisbane, Australia
Height
208 cm
Weight
100 kg

 

Travis first started playing volleyball at Toowoomba State High School
in 2002, playing in Queensland schools cup competition. The end of 2003 he was
asked to trail for the national youth team with a successful selection in the
age group above him. He was offered a scholarship to the AIS at the end of 2004
and moved to Canberra and started training full time at the AIS in the
beginning of 2005. 2007 saw him selected into the National senior men’s team
for a tri-nations challenge against Argentina and Canada, with continued
selection within the national squad from 2008 onwards. 2008 also saw him take
his first professional contract with Linkoping volleyball club, then 2009 with
Marienlyst volleyball club. 2010 brought about the first big international
competition for Travis with being a starting player in the FIVB World
Championship in Italy, where the team finished equal 19th. With a
change of national team head coach Travis was able to gain a contract with
Mroma volley in A1 Italy which helped in a birth for the London Olympics, where
he was a starting player. Most recently with a few injuries has been hindered
on the contract front but is back and healthy and ready to cause some upsets in
the upcoming FIVB world league and FIVB world championships.  


Career

  • Position Middle blocker
  • Selection Olympic (5) - W.C. (20) - Other (244)
  • International Debut Australia
  • Current Club VA Centre of Excellence
  • Spike 355
  • Block 340