Travis Cook started playing lacrosse in 1962 in Cornwall. This was culminated in 1971 when Travis won the Eastern Canada Junior B Championships with the St. Regis Braves while taking home MVP honours.
From 1972-73 he attended State University College at Oswego, N.Y. where Cook excelled in both football and lacrosse leading both teams in scoring and being honoured as an All-American in football. Travis played in the original National Lacrosse League (NLL) in ’74 with Syracuse and ’75 for the Quebec Caribou winning the Nations Cup while being the team’s leading scorer.
In his pro career, Travis amassed 141 goals and 128 assists for 269 points in just 92 games. From 1977 until 1996, Travis was involved in many facets with the Akwesasne Warriors and Oneida Nation continuously promoting lacrosse wherever he went.
In 1996, he was awardes the David J. Burns Memorial Award for outstanding achievement in lacrosse and contributions to lacrosse development at Oswego and elsewhere.