Martin joins coach staff
Joe Martin has officially joined the University of North Carolina men’s lacrosse coaching staff as announced Tuesday by Tar Heel head coach Joe Breschi. Martin has served as the team’s director of operations for the past three years before being promoted this week to a full-time assistant coaching position. Martin will work primarily with UNC’s face-off men and wing play as well as the defensive unit.
Martin originally joined the Tar Heels staff in November 2013. He takes over the full-time spot on the coaching staff vacated by Chris Feifs, a seven-year veteran of the staff who recently took over as head coach at the University of Vermont.
In his role as operations director, Martin oversaw all game and practice film responsibilities, supervised the team managers, oversaw equipment ordering and distribution, arranged team travel and meals and helped operate youth and high school clinics.
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Martin earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Western New England University in Springfield, Mass., in May 2012. He played his college lacrosse from 2009-12. He was a first-team All-Conference selection in 2011 and 2012. As a senior, he was named both ECAC All-New England and NEILA All-New England.
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