A part of the University of Cincinnati men's golf program for eight years, Doug Martin is in his fifth season as the Bearcats' head coach. Martin joined the program as an assistant coach prior to the 2006-07 campaign and was promoted to head coach three seasons later.
During Martin's tenure at UC the Bearcats have recorded a pair of top 6 finishes at the BIG EAST Championship, had three of players post top 10 finishes at the league championship and seen three players earn All-BIG EAST accolades. Two Bearcats also have participated in the U.S. Amateur, including David Tepe twice.
In 2013, Martin helped guide Tepe to medalist honors at the BIG EAST Conference Championship. Tepe received All-BIG EAST accolades and become the fourth Bearcat in school history to participate in the NCAA Championships.
Martin also led the Bearcats to a strong finish at the 2011 BIG EAST Championship, placing sixth. Joe Kastelic and Tepe each posted top 10 finishes at the conference championship, with Kastelic taking home All-BIG EAST honors.
Martin tutored Alberto Fernandez who became the second Bearcat in program history to earn all-league honors at the 2009 BIG EAST Championship.
Martin's first season at Cincinnati was a successful one as his charges picked up a tournament win and finished tied for sixth at the BIG EAST Championship.
Martin has found success on all levels of golf, beginning with his days as a junior golfer in the mid-1980s. During that time, Martin was a two-time AJGA All-American and was ranked No. 1 in the nation in 1984. He moved on to more success on the amateur level, ascending to the No. 1 national ranking in 1989.
From there, Martin moved on to a successful collegiate career at the University of Oklahoma. While at OU, Martin won five individual titles and was a three-time All-American. Martin enjoyed a memorable moment in 1989 when he finished second in the NCAA Championship to current PGA star Phil Mickelson.
Following college, Martin played for eight years on the PGA Tour, and earned a pair of professional victories. In 1995, Martin lost a five-hole playoff to Vijah Singh.
Since retiring from the tour in 1999, Martin has been involved in golf instruction and course set-up. He is also manager and part-owner of The Golf Ranch in Burlington, Ky.
Martin has two children, a son Cody (23) and daughter Macy (20).