Hometown: Yauco, Puerto Rico
Coach Jorge Martinez is our 16 National Team coach and the LRJ Athletic Director. He has been a great addition to our club coaching the 16’s age division since 2017, and as our Athletic Director since 2018. In his role as Athletic Director, Coach Jorge works with our LRJ staff to ensure the overall success of player and coaching development. Coach Jorge is actively involved in the community promoting the growth of the sport and has a passion for coaching volleyball that is off the charts!
Coach Jorge’s coaching philosophy is based on teaching the correct technique, using the best data available to create a game plan, and helping each player learn how to play a system that is employed at most major colleges and most national teams throughout the world. He is committed to having every player who plays for Little Rock Juniors rise to the level of their athletic ability through training techniques and game strategy that is always evolving and growing.
Coach Jorge is the Head Coach of the High School Girls’ team at Mount St. Mary’s Academy. He has previous coaching experience in club volleyball both in Arkansas and his native country, Puerto Rico. He is also a traveling instructor for Gold Medal Squared Volleyball where he assists with other programs to develop an analytics-based approach to volleyball that has produced proven results for the US National Teams. As a player, Coach Jorge played college volleyball for the University of Puerto Rico.