Doug Martin to resign as head football coach
DetailsWritten by Josh Johnston Hits: 1965 Martin, who has led the Flashes for seven seasons, will resign following Kent State’s final game of the season this Friday. Martin is in the final year of a four-year contract extension signed in 2006. “I’d like to thank Doug for his eight years of service to the university, seven of which were as the head coach,” Director of Athletics Joel Nielsen said. “Under his direction, our team made strides on the field, performed very well in the classroom and was active in the community. The announcement comes on the heels of Kent State’s worst loss of the season, a 38-3 defeat against Western Michigan. The Flashes, who were expected to contend for the Mid-American Conference East Division title this season, clinched a fourth-place finish with its fourth conference loss.
|Doug Martin’s head coaching tenure at Kent State
2004: 5-6 overall (4-4 MAC, T-fourth) 2005: 1-10 (0-8, sixth) 2006: 6-6 (5-3, second) 2007: 3-9 (1-7, seventh) 2008: 4-8 (3-5, fifth) 2009: 5-7 (4-4, fourth) 2010 (with 1 game remaining): 4-7 (3-4, fourth) Totals: 28-53 (20-35)