BIRTHDATE: November 9, 1994
HEIGHT: 5 ft. 11
WEIGHT: 152 lbs.
HOMETOWN: Chevy Chase, Md.
Martin is an experienced midfielder who was named to the starting line up in the team’s second game. He led the midfield in the center of that five-man line against Tacoma Defiance, helping his team to a 2-1 win. Martin set up SD Loyal’s first goal in that game, sending an assist via a free kick to Francis Atuahene, who charged the ball at the Defiance goal line. Martin signed with SD Loyal after spending 2019 with Hartford Athletic on loan from Major League Soccer side Minnesota United. Martin’s experience in MLS began with D.C United. He was signed to a professional contract as a home-grown player in 2013. He went on a short loan with USL League One side Richmond kickers in before returning to D.C. United to make his debut in a win against Montreal Impact August of 2013. Martin played in the D.C. United Academy system from 2009 to 2012 before attending Wake Forest and playing for the Demon Deacons during the 2012 season in which he scored one goal and had six assists. At the end of the season, Martin earned All-ACC Freshman Team honors. He signed with SD Loyal in February 2020.
Previous teams: Hartford Athletic, Minnesota United, DC United.