Chris Martin is entering his 4th season as the Men’s Head Basketball Coach at Loras College in DuBuque, Iowa. In 2019, Martin led the Duhawks to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history.

Prior to to his arrival at Loras, Martin was an assistant at Elmhurst College, his alma mater, for 5 seasons where for  the first time in Elmhurst history, the Bluejays qualified for the NCAA Tournament in back-to-back seasons.

As a student-athlete, Martin was an elite player for the Bluejays, closing out his collegiate career as a two-time All-American. He was the first player in Elmhurst history to earn three CCIW All-Conference First Team honors. Martin finished his Bluejay career with 1,736 points, a mark which ranks second in school history.

After graduating from Elmhurst in 2005 with bachelor’s degrees in business administration and management, Martin spent three seasons playing professional basketball in Luxembourg and Germany. After his final season as a player, Martin accepted the role as head coach of the Bayer Leverkusen Giants and guided his team to the playoffs in his only season.

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