Mr. Martinez has been a colorguard director for over 25 years and is currently the Guard Director at Lake Highlands High School and Highland Park High School. He was an active performer, instructor and judge with the North Texas Colorguard Association. He has served on the Board of Directors and also served as President of NTCA. Mr. Martinez was inducted into the NTCA Hall of Fame in 2016.
Mr. Martinez has been involved with the design and instruction of winterguards since 1992. From 1992-1999 he taught at Springtown High School and led them to be one of the top colorguards in the Ft. Worth area. From 2000-2008, he taught at Crowley High School. During his time at Crowley High School they were a perennial NTCA medalist. From 2009, he has taught at The Colony, Highland Park and Lake Highlands High School. These schools compete at WGI and NTCA events and are award winning programs.
Mr. Martinez also was the director of Ars Nova “A” Winterguard (a 6 time WGI Finalist) and was the director of White Gold for 2 years. White gold won the bronze medal in 2011 at the WGI World Championships in Dayton, OH.