Doug Martin


Doug Martin made his mark on Arkansas swimming early in his career, becoming the first 12 and under to break the minute barrier in the 100 yard freestyle and the first Arkansas to swim under 50 seconds in the 100 yd freestyle. Doug also was the fist to beat the minute mark in the 100 m butterfly. At Vanderbilt Univ.,he set 3 school records, was a three time NCAA qualifier, and the team captain. However his accomplishments were not limited just to swimming. As a member of the schools football team, Doug was an Academic All-American, received an Honorable Mention, All-SEC, was s Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete, and received an NCAA postgraduate scholarship to Stanford where he graduated with an M.B.A in 1978. In 1988, Doug set the National record in the 50 yd freestyle for the Master’s 35-39 age group. In doing this, Doug achieved his lifetime best time eclipsing his collegiate best time. Doug is currently vice-president with Stephens nc. Where he’s been employed for 7 years. He and his wife Denice live in Little Rock with their daughter Cory and Brett.