Carlos Martinez is in his first year with the UTEP coaching staff as a graduate assistant.

Martinez, who graduated from UTEP in May 2008 with a degree in business management, will assist in all aspects of the program.

A youth club coach for the El Paso Patriots the past two years, Martinez is a native of El Paso. He was a four-year standout for Cathedral Varsity, excelling as a defender.

Martinez then dabbled in professional soccer, playing for the Patriots from 2000-03. He was a steady defender for the squad, which is a member of the USL Division I. Martinez had a three-month stint with Pachuca of the Mexican league prior to joining the Patriots.

He is the son of Luis and Maricela Martinez.

Carlos Martinez

Carlos  Martinez

Program Coordinator

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