Coach Lee has coached 41 years high school football Hot Springs (1970-82, 1991-2011) Lordsburg (1984-88), Silver City (1989-90), tied with Paul “Babe” Parenti for the most years as a head coach in New Mexico history. He is second in most games coached with 437 behind Clovis’ Eric Roanhaus. He ranks 5th all-time in career wins with 230. He ranks 6th all-time in career wins at one school with 191 wins in 34 seasons at TorC – Hot Springs High School He is a member of the National High School Coaches hall of fame (1 of only 4 New Mexico football coaches to be inducted….Bill Gentry, Jim Bradley, and Eric Roanhaus. In 1997 was inducted as a member of the New Mexico High School Coaches Association’s Hall of Honor. He was Past President of the NMHSCA (President when New Mexico hosted the National High School Coaches convention in Albuquerque 1982-1983) 2 times selected as New Mexico High School football coach of the year and thereby nominated for National HS football Coach of the Year. Lee’s coaching highlights include nine football play-off appearances, reaching the State Championship Game twice and the semi-finals five times. In 1973, he led Hot Springs to a State Track Co-championship. He has five Coach of the Year awards. Travis coached the big school All-Star Football game in 1974 and the small school All-Star Football game in 1994. Currently the Running Back’s coach at Eastern New Mexico University (2013 Lone Star Conference champions) Coach Travis Lee graduated from high school at Willcox, Arizona in 1959 where he lettered in football and basketball. Coach played Eastern Arizona Junior College where he also lettered in football, before transferring to Western New Mexico University. Received a national award for his work with the Fellowship of Christian athletes within New Mexico.