Rachel MartinGraduate assistant, athletic strategic communications
Rachel Martin was hired as the Graduate Assistant for Strategic Communications in Athletics in August of 2018. In this role, she will oversee Athletic Communications at Lake Erie College, including website management, graphic design, media relations, social media, in game statistics, and more.
Martin comes to Painesville after spending almost a year in Greenville, South Carolina. During her time in Greenville, she served as the Director of Marketing and Events for Greenville Sports Leagues, a private organization that plans and implements recreational athletics and social events for 15,000 adults in the Upstate area.
Prior to GSL, Martin graduated from Methodist University in December 2016 with her B.S. Sport Management with a double minor in Business Administration and Marketing. While at Methodist, Martin played softball for the Monarchs, and completed multiple internships. They primarily were with the Sports Information department at MU, an independent league professional baseball team (Lake Erie Crushers), and a marketing internship with the Crown Coliseum in which she worked on promoting concerts such as J.Cole's Forest Hills Drive tour.
Martin is a Painesville, Ohio native, and is currently working on her Masters in Business Administration at Lake Erie College.