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Father Tolton assistant wrestling coach arrested in Columbia, suspected of sexual abuse

Brooks Travis Father Tolton High School CPD assistant wrestling coach
ABC 17 News
Brooks Travis was arrested in Columbia early Sunday morning on suspicion of sexual assault.


A Father Tolton Regional Catholic High School assistant wrestling coach was arrested in Columbia on suspicion of sexual assault.

Boone County Jail records show 45-year-old Travis Brooks was booked into the jail early on Sunday morning. He has since bonded out.

A Diocese of Jefferson City spokeswoman said Travis has been fired from the school. Director of Diocesean communication Helen Osman confirmed the alleged assault did not involve a student or staff member from Father Tolton.

A Columbia Police Department spokesman said Travis was arrested at the 1100 block of Woodland Springs Court.

Online court records show charges have not yet been filed against Travis.

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Matt Ragsdale

Matt Ragsdale is a broadcast and digital producer at ABC 17 News.


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