Travonna Byrd is a native of Hampton, Virginia where she attended and played Division 1 collegiate softball for Hampton University (2008-2012). As a four-year starter, Coach Tra pitched, played shortstop, and centerfield for the Pirates. She was named MVP in 2011, and received the Coach's award in 2012.
After college, Coach Tra relocated to the DMV area where she began coaching Junior Varsity at local high school team, T.C. Williams High School. She has since continued her coaching career, head coaching the Tsunami Fastpitch organization in 2019 and named the West Potomac High School Varsity team pitching coach in 2020. In 2021, Coach Tra accepted the head coaching position with the 18U Arlington Impact Gold. Coach Tra is focused on building advanced softball skills and developing players fundamental skills.
Coach Tra now resides in Alexandria, VA and works as an associate for KPMG.