Cindy Martin joins the Ohio Dominican coaching staff as an assistant for the 2018-19 season.
A former Division I student-athlete and coach, Martin is also the owner and head coach of the Step Up Basketball Academy.
She spent two years as the head coach at Youngstown State and also has Division II head coaching experience as well, being named the WBCA East Region Coach of the Year after leading Indiana (Pa.) to a 27-5 record in 2007-08. In three seasons at IUP, she finished with a 70-23 record (.753 winning percentage) and made a pair of NCAA Tournaments.
Prior to IUP, Martin spent four years (2001-05) as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at West Virginia, helping the Mountaineers break a 13-year NCAA Tournament drought in the 2003-04 season and also helping guide WVU to the 2005 WNIT championship game.
Martin also has coaching experience in the high school and junior college ranks. During her playing career, she spent two seasons at Flagler (Fla.) College, earning all-conference and all-region accolades, before transferring to Florida. She was a member of the Gators’ program when they reached the Sweet 16 in 2008.