Nike Basketball Camp Director
Travis Bledsoe Founder, Director, and Head Trainer of the Sioux Skillz Academy is a professional basketball player born to help players of all ages develop their basketball skills and IQ to become productive basketball players and stars. During the 2013-14 WNBA season Travis started working with the Minnesota Lynx as a member of the Lynx Men's Scout Team and practice manager where he helped execute successful practice/game plans. Travis' main job was assisting the Minnesota Lynx with on court basketball training and on court scouting reports throughout 2013-14 WNBA Season, Playoffs, and Finals culminating with winning the 2013 WNBA Championship. Travis
helped Maya Moore become the first player in WNBA history to lead the league in three pointers made (72) and three point percentage (.453%). He has also worked with Gold medalists, WNBA All-Stars and WNBA Champions.
Before Travis Bledsoe started coaching he was a standout basketball player earning 1st Team All-State and being named to the Minnesota All-Star Team and nominated as a Mr. Basketball Finalist his Senior year at DeLaSalle High School (Minneapolis, MN).He attended the University of North Dakota as the top recruit in 2005 and shined leading the program in it's transition from Division II to Division I. Travis earned 1st Team All Great West Conference (Division I) leading the conference in 3-pointers made (40), 3-point % (.48%) and finishing second in scoring average at 21.8 ppg as a senior.Travis Bledsoe finished his career as a member of UND's 1000 point club joining NBA Legend Phil Jackson. He also left setting UND's Single Season (.477%) and Career (.44%) 3-point % records becoming one of the schools greatest shooters.