Travis Brent enters his first season as assistant coach for the Francis Marion men's soccer program.
A native of Virginia Beach, Va., Brent is a graduate of Marshall University with a degree in economics. A defender, he appeared in 65 matches for the Thundering Herd and earned 2010 Conference USA All-Freshman Team honors and 2013 third-team All-Conference recognition. He was named to the 2014 MLS Draft Board.
Prior to graduating, he also played with both the West Virginia Chaos and the Portland Timbers of the PDL.
He went on to play one season each with the Heracles Almelo and the Almere City FC squads in the Netherlands. He most recently spent one season with the Harrisburg City Islanders in the USL.
Brent also has experience coaching youth teams in the Netherlands and with the Virginia Ri=ush Soccer Club and the South Central Pennsylvanis Soccer Academy.
He holds a USSF E Coaching License.