Kelly Martin enters her 18th season as an
assistant coach with the University of New Hampshire women’s
soccer program. A 1993 graduate of the University of Vermont,
Martin has a wealth of coaching and playing experience. Before
joining the Wildcat staff, Martin played for the Sheffield Hallam
United Soccer Club (Sheffield, England) in the fall of 1994 and
played semi-professionally with the Boston Renegades of the
USISL-Women’s League from 1996-98. Martin was inducted into
the UVM Athletic Hall of Fame in October 2006 in recognition of her
excellence as a soccer and softball player for the Catamounts.
A four-year standout on the University of Vermont’s varsity soccer program, Martin was a three-time All-New England Team (NEWISA) selection. As team captain in 1992 and 1993, Martin was selected to the NSCAA First Team twice. In addition, she was a two-time First Team All-North Atlantic Conference (NAC) selection and played for the NEWISA Northeast Region Senior All-Star Team in 1993. Martin was also a member of UVM’s Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) championship team in 1989. She excelled in the classroom while at Vermont, where she was named to the school’s Dean’s List and to the NAC Academic Honor Roll.
Martin, who holds an NSCAA National Diploma and a USSF ‘B’ coaching license, received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from UVM and completed her Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Athletic Administration at UVM in March 2000. Martin is a native of Keene (N.H.) and currently resides with her family in Hampton (N.H.).