Joseph Martinez

Position
Port
Class
Senior
Major(s)
Education & History
Board Position
Alumni Coordinator
Hometown
Warwick, RI
Seasons
2015-2018
Age
22
Rowing Highlights
  • 2015 Gold Medalist Lightweight 2x at Head of the Charles
  • 2016 Gold Medalist Varsity Lightweight 4+ at ACRA Nationals
  • 2016 Gold Medalist intermediate lightweight 2x at USRowing Club Nationals 
  • 2016 Silver Medalist Intermediate 4x at USRowing Club Nationals 
  • 2016 Bronze Medalist Senior Lightweight 2x at Royal Canadian Henley 
  • 2016 15th in Lightweight 1x at Head of the Charles  
  • 2017 Gold Medalist Varsity Lightweight 4+ at Knecht Cup 
  • 2017 Bronze Medalist Varsity 8+ at NERC 
  • 2017 Gold Medalist Varsity Lightweight 4+ at ACRA Nationals 
  • 2017 2nd place Lightweight 4x at U23 USRowing World Trials 
  • 2017 Gold Medalist Intermediate Lightweight 4+ at USRowing Club Nationals 
  • 2017 Gold Medalist Senior/Elite Lightweight 4+ at USRowing Club Nationals 
  • 2017 Gold Medalist Intermediate Lightweight 8+ at USRowing Club Nationals 
  • 2017 Gold Medalist Senior/Elite Lightweight 8+ at USRowing Club Nationals 
  • 2017 Gold Medalist U23 Heavyweight 8+ at Royal Canadian Henley 

2017 – 2018 Season

  • 2017 Textile River Regatta Bronze medalist – Men’s Open 1x
  • 2017 Textile River Regatta Silver medalist – Men’s Open 2x
At URI
  • 3 year member of URI Crew Club
  • Elected recruitment chair 2015-2016
  • Elected captain 2016-2017 season
  • Elected alumni coordinator 2017-2018
  • URI 101 Instructor for 2 years
    Before URI
  • Attended Toll Gate High School in Warwick, RI
  • Played football, wrestling and baseball
  • Elected Captain of his wrestling team his junior and senior years
Personal
  • Born August 21, 1995
  • Son of Oscar and Jill MArtinez
  • One brother: Matt
  • Studying Secondary Education and History

 

“Rowing is a sport of beauty and intensity. The best feeling in the world is crossing the finish line with your bow ball in first.”

                                                     – Joe Martinez ’18

 

“Don’t be silly, of course I’m gonna send it.”

                                                      – Snowmobile guy from Instagram