Phil Martelli

Phil Martelli (born August 31, 1954)

Current position: Assistant men’s basketball coach
Current team: Michigan Wolverines (Head coach: Juwan Howard)
Current conference: Big Ten Conference
Teams coached: Saint Joseph’s Hawks
Saint Joseph’s record: 444-328 (.575)
Overall record: 444-328 (.575)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  7  (1997, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2014, 2016)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen: (1997, 2004)
  • NCAA Tournament Final Four:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 1996, 2005)
  • NIT Appearances:  6  (1996, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013)
  • Atlantic 10 Regular Season Champion:  6  (1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
  • Atlantic 10 Tournament Champion:   3  (1997, 2014, 2016)

Awards:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2019-present Michigan (asst)
1995-2019 Saint Joseph’s
1985-1995 Saint Joseph’s (asst)
1977-1978 Widener (asst)

Phil Martelli Facts

  • Philip Martelli, Sr.
  • Born August 31, 1954
  • Alma Mater: Widener University (BA, 1976)
  • Played point guard for four seasons at Div III Widener and got his first coaching job as an assistant at the school in 1977
  • Was the head coach at Bishop Kenrick HS in Norristown, PA for seven seasons
  • Spent ten years as an assistant at Saint Joe’s under Jim Boyle & John Griffin before taking over as head coach in 1995
    • Has been to seven NCAA Tournaments and six NITs during his tenure at SJU
    • Was twice the NIT Runner-up (1996 & 2005) and has twice been to the Sweet Sixteen (1997 & 2004); the 2004 squad, led by National POY Jameer Nelson, won 30 games and made it to the Elite Eight
    • Fired in March 2019 after 24 seasons as head coach (34 seasons in total at SJU)
  • Hired in June 2019 to become an assistant coach on Juwan Howard‘s first staff at Michigan
  • Along with his wife, Judy, has two sons, one daughter and five grandchildren

Phil Martelli Coaching Tree

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