Jeremy Martin is entering his 18th season as the Thomas More College pitching coach during the 2016 season. He came to Thomas More from Wilmington College where he served as an assistant coach. Martin also has two years of experience as a high school pitching coach and was a head coach of a collegiate level summer team.
Martin was a four-year baseball letter winner at Lawrenceburg High School in Indiana, where he also played basketball and football. After high school, he attended the University of Cincinnati where he was a four-year starter for the Bearcats and was a co-captain his senior season. While at Cincinnati, Martin earned the Jerry Strom Award, an award for hustle and determination, during his senior year. In 1994, teams of minor leaguers and ex-major league players were assembled in Cincinnati, Ohio and Cleveland, Ohio to play a best of three World Series because of the Major League Baseball (MLB) strike. Martin had the privilege to play on the Cincinnati team coached by ex-Cincinnati Red Tom Browning and pitch with Pat Zachery, a 14-game winner for the 1976 “Big Red Machine.”
From 1994-96, Jeremy played professional baseball; 1994 and 1996 in the Frontier League and 1995 in the Pioneer League, an advance rookie league.
In his 17 years as the pitching coach at Thomas More, the Saints have earned a .569 winning percentage. In 2000, his first season, the Saints made it to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history and since have been to the NCAA Tournament in 2003, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2016. He has coached 23 All-Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) pitchers with one being the Pitcher of the Year. Six of his pitchers have been named All-Region with one being named Second Team All-America by d3baseball.com.
Martin resides in Rising Sun, Indiana, with his wife, Molly and their daughter, Lucy and son, Dylan.