|Title:||Defensive Line Coach|
|Previous College:||USMMA '70 / CCNY '75|
Captain Joe Martucci, a 1970 graduate of the Academy, entershis tenth season as an assistant with the Mariners.
In his ten years, Martucci has coached three positions, includingdefensive line, running backs and tight ends.
Martucci played fullback for the Mariners during the 1969season, in which USMMA went 7-2 overall and earned the Lambert BowlChampionship, which is presented to the best NCAA Division III teamin the region by the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC).Additionally, he was also captain of the 1969 undefeated, nationaland international rowing team.
From his time of graduation until reporting aboard in 2003,Martucci spent over twenty years sailing and working ashore in theMaritime industry, earning his Chief Engineer’s license andattaining the position of Superintendent Engineer. While sailing asan engineer for American Export Lines, Martucci attended CCNY andattained a Master’s degree in math and education.
Commissioned an Ensign USNR at graduation, Martucci pursued hisNavy career earning the rank of Captain. He retired in 2003 afterthirty years of service and ten years in command. Martuccicurrently works as the Associate Director of the USMMA GlobalMaritime and Transportation School.
Martucci and his wife, Debra, are the parents of six children:Jeremy, Cory, Dan, Joe III (a 2000 USMMA graduate and AcademicAll-American water polo player) Patricia, and Rich (a 2004 teamcaptain and All-Freedom Football Conference defensive lineman). Heresides in Great Neck, NY