Marc Martinez Death – Obituary: Tarleton Coach, Marc Martinez Dies in Car Accident: According to an online obituary on Saturday, February 11, 2023, Sara Marshall has passed away unexpectedly. However, cause of death was not disclosed.
“It’s hard to find the words when we lose a valued member of the Tarleton athletics family, and to find out we lost Coach Martinez this morning was devastating,” Tarleton vice president for athletics Lonn Reisman said. “Not only was he a treasured member of the Tarleton Football coaching staff, he has been a treasured member of Tarleton athletics for the past 12 years. Marc will be remembered for his great servitude and for his tremendous career as a true Tarleton Texan. We will miss Marc, and we pray for all of his family and friends.”
Martinez started at linebacker for Midway for four years and went on to excel for Tarleton State. He played in 35 games with the Texans throughout the course of his career, recording 235 tackles, 17 tackles for a loss, and seven pass deflections while twice being named all-conference.
He worked as a member of the Tarleton coaching staff for eight years, the last six of which he spent as the linebackers coach. Lacie, Martinez’s wife, and their two small kids, Estella and Camilla, are still alive.
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