Head Varsity Coach:
Tony Martin is a nationally recognized and respected basketball coach with a storied coaching career. Coach is thrilled to bring his passion for the game of basketball, youth student-athletes and competition serving New Hanover County, NC and Harford County, MD. He has enjoyed working with every level of player, from beginners at the youth clinic level through professional athletes.
An experienced program builder bringing a tradition of excellence, he has directed Cape Fear Academy's rise to a regional power. His Hurricanes have won the most games in school history, won the CRC league and tournament championship and advanced to the state Final Four multiple times. At The John Carroll School, he took a program with an 0-35 record prior to his arrival and drove them to historic heights playing on ESPN. Previously, at Archbishop Spalding, he took the Cavaliers program from obscurity to national prominence in just three years. He is the only head coach in Baltimore Catholic League history to win championships with two different varsity programs while leading those schools from lower level leagues into the ultra-competitive MIAA A Conference & BCL. He also coached four years each at BCL powerhouses Mt. St. Joseph and Cardinal Gibbons, working with two of the very best coaches in the country, Pat Clatchey and the late great Ray Mullis.
His winning percentage as a head coach is over 70%, including over 30 league titles and tournament championships. With over 600 career wins his teams have been nationally ranked by USA Today, ESPN Rise, Prep Nation AP and Grassroots FAB 50 Polls. Coach Martin has been involved in numerous camps, summer leagues, and All-Star games, including nationally renowned Nike All-America Camp, McDonald’s Roundball Classic, and the LeBron James Skills Academy. He has been named All-Metro Coach of the Year by the Baltimore Sun, Anne Arundel Sun, Varsity Sports Network and Coastal Rivers Conference multiple times. Over 100 of Coach Martin’s former players have gone on to continue their education and basketball careers in college, with many going on to pro careers.
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