As the Chief executive of MGFA, Martin has over 30 years, professional experience. This has allowed him to gain the highly accredited UEFA Pro license. Throughout his career, Martin has both coached, played and managed. Just a few of the teams Martin has played at include: Sunderland, Fulham, Oxford United and Darlington. In more recent years, Martin has taken a more managerial role and managed clubs such as Darlington and York. Therefore, he is highly experienced in all aspects of the game.