Sports Lawyer Anthony Martinez To Lead Compliance at Grand Canyon University
Anthony Martinez is the newest addition to the Grand Canyon athletics department leadership, taking on the role of Associate Athletic Director for Compliance. Martinez spent the last four years at San Diego, most recently serving as the Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance.
In his role at GCU, Martinez will lead the department’s compliance efforts as well as take part in administrative oversight of the department as a whole. Martinez will be the sport administrator for GCU’s tennis and track and field programs.
At San Diego, Martinez held similar responsibilities, including leading the compliance office, serving as a member of the department’s senior staff and handling sport oversight duties. He served on various committees to collaborate with the university community at large and ensure full institutional control.
Prior to his most recent position, Martinez worked in the compliance offices at Southern Mississippi for 2 1/2 years and at Santa Clara for one year.
Martinez has experience as a four-year student-athlete and team captain with Westmont College baseball in Santa Barbara, California. He graduated with a degree in Political Science in 2008. He went on to graduate with a Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University School of Law in 2014.