Les Martin joined the Franklin College track& field staff in August of 2018, serving as an assistant women’s and men’s track & field Coach.
Les comes to Franklin College after third season at Vincennes University, as Women’s and Men’s Cross Country and Track & Field Assistant Coach. He leaves as one of Vincennes University's top recruiters, along with bringing top level individuals high school state champions from Illinois and Indiana.
Les begin his track & field/cross country coaching career at Brebeuf Jesuit Prep High School in Indianapolis. He later coached for Indianapolis Public Schools, where he was named a two-time Coach of the Year honors, as the head coach at Arsenal Techinal High School. He also served a USATF Youth chairperson for Indiana for two years.
Les is the proud father of four daughters, Kelly, Astin, Loreal and Gabrielle.