PAUL MARTIN BIO
Paul Martin is a graduate of
Paul donned the gold and blue track
singlet of the Mountaineers in the early 1990’s. After
Coach Martin’s Bearcats were dominant in both sports winning girls’ state cross country championships in 1999, 2000, and 2002 (state runner-up in 2001). His Grafton girls also won a track and field state championship in 2002 as well as finishing as the state runner-up in 2000 and 2001.
In the winter of 2003, Paul took a
teaching and coaching position at Preston High in his hometown of
Kingwood. In his first year at the helm,
the Knights claimed a boys state championship in cross country. This state championship was the first for any
team sport in
In his eight-year coaching career at
Paul and his wife
Kelly are the parents of two young daughters, Taryn Grace and Allie
Jade. The Martin's reside in Kingwood, West Virginia.