Martin was hired to lead the Kohawk men's basketball program in the summer of 2012. Martin comes to Coe after spending the past four years as the associate head coach at the University of North Dakota.
Martin played a key role in North Dakota's transition from NCAA Division II to NCAA Division I. In the Fighting Sioux's last two years in the Great West Conference, they won the league title. Martin also served as the recruiting coordinator and offensive coordinator. In 2011, North Dakota led the nation in scoring output by freshmen. ESPN ranked the 2010 North Dakota recruiting class as the top class in the Great West Conference.
Prior to working at North Dakota, Martin was the head coach at North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC). After inheriting a 5-26 squad from the previous season, the Trojans won 15 games and advanced to the regional semifinals in Martin's first year. During his second season, NIACC set a school record for regular season victories, as they were 23-8 with another appearance in the regional semifinals. Martin also served as an admissions counselor during his time at NIACC.
Martin also has had coaching stints at Indian Hills Community College, Simpson College and the University of South Dakota. During his time at Indian Hills, he helped produce 14 NCAA Division I players and had a top 10 NJCAA ranking in 2002 and 2003. While at South Dakota, he helped the squad to back-to-back North Central Conference Championships in 2000 and 2001, while advancing to the NCAA Tournament in 2000.
During his collegiate days, Martin played two seasons at Morningside College. He helped the Mustangs to the 1995 North Central Region Championship, along with an appearance in the NCAA Division II Elite Eight. He was inducted in the Morningside Athletics Hall of Fame in 2008. Martin graduated from Simpson College in 1999. In his three years in Indianola, the Storm compiled a 60-19 record. After helping the Storm to the 1998 Iowa Conference Championship, Martin was a team captain his senior year.
Martin resides in Cedar Rapids with his wife, Angie. The couple has three children, twins Pearson and Evan, and Kellen.
Bryan Martin Year-By-Year
|0||Calvin Winker||Jr.||F||6-6||195||Marion, Iowa||Xavier|
|1||Josh Schmitt||So.||G||6-1||165||Dubuque, Iowa||Wahlert Catholic|
|2||TJ Kaufmann||So.||G||6-3||190||Lakewood, Ill.||Marian Central Catholic|
|3||Zach Schlabaugh||Jr.||G||5-10||160||Williamsburg, Iowa||Williamsburg|
|4||Ivan Morrow||So.||G||6-1||175||Moline, Ill.||Alleman Catholic|
|5||Tommy Hook||So.||G||6-1||180||Mount Vernon, Iowa||Mount Vernon|
|10||Nolan Timp||Jr.||F||6-6||205||Dubuque, Iowa||Wahlert Catholic|
|11||Rashawn Cooper||So.||G||5-8||140||Columbia Hts, Minn.||Fridley|
|14||Spencer Williams||Sr.||F||6-6||220||Monticello, Iowa||Monticello|
|20||Trevor Haaland||Jr.||G||6-0||170||Osage, Iowa||Osage|
|21||Matt Meyer||Sr.||G||6-5||210||Mason City, Iowa||Mason City|
|23||Hunter Grenier||Jr.||G||6-4||200||Bettendorf, Iowa||Assumption|
|33||Nic Roth||Sr.||F||6-3||190||Clinton, Iowa||Prince of Peace|
|34||Austin Roth||So.||F||6-6||195||Hudson, Iowa||Hudson|
|35||Austin Rix||Jr.||C||6-8||210||Urbandale, Iowa||Dallas Center-Grimes|
|55||Michael Packard||So.||C||6-6||225||Lena, Ill.||Lena-Winslow|