Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Jarred Martin enters his eighth season as a member of the Duke coaching staff. An offensive specialist with strong technical knowledge and a wealth of international playing experience, Martin was promoted to associate head coach in the summer of 2013.
Since his first season in 2007, Duke has amassed an 81-61 record as Martin has helped guide the program to four NCAA Tournament appearances, highlighted by a trip to the NCAA championship match at the conclusion of a historic 2013 campaign. Under his tutelage, Duke has produced 15 All-America selections, 33 All-South honorees and 16 All-ACC picks.
Prior to his arrival at Duke, Martin served as an assistant coach at Skidmore College, where he led the Thoroughbreds to three Liberty League titles and two runner-up finishes as well as five NCAA Tournament appearances, including a trip to the Final Four. In addition, he coached 10 All-America selections, two league player of the year choices and one ECAC Player of the Year pick.
Martin’s coaching experience also reaches beyond the collegiate level as he is involved in the U.S. coaching system. He was the U.S. Under-17 Assistant Coach the past two years traveling to Canada and Holland. He also works with the South High Performance Training Center (HPTC), which just recently won the Women’s’ National Championships in May. He earned a Level III Accreditation from USA Field Hockey in the summer of 2010.
Martin, a native of Saratoga Spring, N.Y., retired from the U.S. Men’s National field hockey squad in the spring of 2012 after 12 seasons with the team. As the starting center forward, Martin traveled to over 25 countries on four continents representing the United States. One of the team leaders in goals and caps, he competed in three Pan American Games, two Olympic Qualifiers, two World Cup Qualifiers and three Pan American Cups. He ended his career with 104 caps.
A graduate of the University at Albany, Martin earned a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry in 2005 after receiving Dean’s List recognition each semester and graduating magna cum laude. He completed a masters in sports administration in May, 2012.