Coach Martinek is a Lakewood, Washington native who played collegiate football at Mt. Hood Junior College and the University of Utah. Once he finished his playing career Martinek got right into coaching, beginning as a youth football coach in Salt Lake City. He moved his way up through the ranks and spent time as an assistant coach at several schools in Utah. In 2010, Martinek made the move to Oregon and began coaching at Jesuit High School. In 2013 he became the defensive line and special teams coach for the Crusaders, where he has been for the last six years.