Damon Martin – Adams State University – Coach to Coach

Interview of Damon Martin (Head TF/XC Coach at Adams State University), conducted by distance coach Mike Hickey.  Over the past 26 years in charge of the women’s program and 19 at the helm of the men’s (including an interim year in 1988), Martin has coached a total of 29 National Championship teams (15 women’s cross country, 9 men’s cross country, 2 women’s indoor track & field, 2 men’s indoor track & field, 1 men’s outdoor track & field), including a stretch of nine straight women’s cross country titles from 1991-99, another stretch of seven straight women’s titles from 2003-09 and two separate runs of three straight men’s cross country national titles (2008-10 & 2012-14). He has also guided athletes to 995 combined all-America honors and 100 individual national championships while coaching eight national championship relay teams