About Coach Martin:

JD has played The Beautiful Game for over 30 years. His coaching experience consists of 2 years as assistance coach and 3 years as head coach of his son’s GYSA recreational team. What JD lacks in coaching experience he makes up in the ability to demonstrate the love of soccer to the kids he coaches.

Education:

  • American River College, Sacramento, CA 2003
  • Grand Canyon University-Bachelors in Marketing degree (2009)
  • Grand Canyon University-Masters in Organizational Leadership degree (2010)

Playing Experience:

  • Roseville (CA) Youth Soccer Club (1980’s)
  • Sacramento United and Roseville Premier clubs [competitive, traveling] (1990’s)
  • Florin H.S. (CA) Delta League Conference (1994-1996)
  • 5A State Runner-up (1996)
  • Delta League Conference Defensive Player of the Year [Goalkeeper] (1996)
  • Hanford East H.S. (1997)
  • Competitive Indoor & Outdoor Adult Leagues (2000-Present)