James Martin begins his first year as the head coach of the men's and women's track & field program for the 2011-2012 season following two successful seasons as the assistant coach. Coach Martin is also the head coach of the men's and women's cross country team.
After graduatin from Lasell College in 2003, Coach Martin began working with the Lasers as an assistant coach for the cross country program and has been in that role for the past six years. During that time the program has made dramatic improvements. Martin is USATF (certified Level 1) coach, his philosophy is focused on developing the athlete and the individual.
As a college athlete, Martin was a standout athlete and three-year captain on the Lasell College cross country team, regularly finishing as the Lasers top runner and placing 3rd in the 2001 NAC League Championships. He actively competes within the Greater New England trail racing and snowshoe racing circuits and is the co-founder of a Boston area Trail Running Club.
Coach Martin currently works full time at the US Navy Clothing and Textile Research Facility at the US Army Soldier System Center in Natick MA and is also an assistant coach for the men’s and women’s track & field.
Coach Martin currently resides in Hudson, Massachusetts with his wife, Jennifer.
- USA Track and Field - USATF (LVL1)
- RRCA Road Runners Club Of America Certified Coach
- Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid
- USA Track and Field (USATF)
- Road Runners Club of America (RRCA)
- American Trail Running Association (ARTA)
- International Sky Running Federation (ISF)