Phone: 706-769-6655 ext. 3801
Degrees and Certifications:
BSED Appalachain State Health and Physical Education certification from Mars Hill College
Travis Noland has been coaching football for 27 years now with 22 years of Head Coaching experience. Coach Noland is entering his sixth season as the head coach at Oconee County High School. In his first season he took the Warriors to the second round of the play-offs and an 8-4 record. In year two, the Warriors were the 8AAA Region Champions, with a 9-3 record. Coach Noland was also named the 2016 8AAA coach of the year. In the 9 previous seasons at Stephens County, Coach Noland made school history winning 3 consecutive Region Championships in 2005, 2006, and 2007, and shared the title of Co-Champions in 2008. He had a record of 73-30 at the Reservation and made been to the State Play-offs 8 of the 9 seasons. While at SCHS, Coach Noland was Anderson Independent Coach of the Year in 2005, Region 8-AAA Coach of the year in 2007 & 2008, and was Region 8-AAA Athletic Director of the Year in 2008 and 2010. Prior to his time at Stephens County, Coach Noland began his career in North Carolina as an assistant coach, coaching at Cherokee High School, Pisgah High School, and A.C. Reynolds High School. In 1998, Coach Noland began his head coaching experience at Clyde Erwin High School. Prior to taking over the helm at Clyde A. Erwin, the school had the worst winning record in North Carolina over a 9 year span going 9-83 with 5 winless seasons. Coach Noland helped rebuild the program, making the play-offs his second season as Head Coach and continued that tradition, making the play-offs 3 out of his 5 seasons. In 2000, his team won the only conference championship in the school’s history and Coach Noland was named WWNC Buncombe County Coach of the year. Coach Noland’s record at Clyde A. Erwin was 29-26. He left Erwin High School in 2003 to take over the at Tuscola High School. For the 2 seasons he was there, Tuscola went 17 – 6 and made the play-offs both seasons. During his coaching tenure, Coach Noland has had 42 athletes play collegiate level football. He played his college ball as a Quarterback at Appalachian State and he and his wife Julie have 3 sons, Zeb-22, Abe-21, and Ben-17.