Elijer Martinez is in his first year as Director of Athletics at Academe of the Oaks. As the Athletic Director, Mr. Martinez has a vision to create an atmosphere where our students have better opportunities to be successful in life because they were involved in our program.
From 2018 – 2020, Mr. Martinez served as a Kids Assistant Manager at Lifetime Fitness overseeing activities, and summer camps. There he created innovative lesson plans, and worked with students in after school tutoring. Previously, he spent his days coaching football and track and field for various high schools across the state of Georgia.
Mr. Martinez grew up in Decatur, Ga., and attended Western Carolina University on a football scholarship. He received his BA in entrepreneurship from Western Carolina in 2013, and is currently studying to complete his Master’s in physical education from University of the Cumberlands.
Mr. Martinez has one child, Aria Rose Martinez (8).