Academy Spotlight: Collin Martin
Name: Collin Martin
Position: Central Midfield
High School: Bethesda – Chevy Chase
Former Club: Olney Rangers
What they’re saying:
"He can change a game at any moment. He’s a very good passer of the ball, he’s good on the dribble and he scores goals. He’s pretty dynamic in that sense."
— Nolan Sheldon, D.C. United U-18 coach
"This year he’s really grown into becoming a better two-way player. The academy coaches have been working with him so when the ball turns over, he transitions to defense. That’s something he’s done a very good job with this year."
— Dave Kasper, D.C. United General Manager
- Named 1st team Washington Post All-Met (Fall 2011)
- Scored game-tying goal in reserve league match vs. New England Revolution (June 2011)
- Accepted full scholarship to Wake Forest University
- One of only six current academy players selected for recently announced U.S. Under-20 camp
- Trained abroad with Manchester United (2008) and Hoffenheim (2011)