Joseph C Martin-Toney
Johnson C. Smith University
Joseph C Martin-Toney
Assistant Coach
jmtoney@jcsu.edu
Johnson C. Smith
Division 2

Coach Martin-Toney was born and raised in Coatesville Pennsylvania (about 30 minutes west of Philadelphia) where he was a Varsity athlete in Boy's Basketball and competed in the triple jump at State Championship's in Track and Field. After graduating from Coatesville Area Senior High in 2004, (home of Richard "RIP" Hamilton) Joseph pursued a collegiate career at Livingstone College where he played four years on the Men's Basketball team under the leadership of Living Legend Hall of Fame Coach James Stinson from 2005-2009, redshirting his freshman year in 2004-2005. After graduating with Honors in 2009, he decided that coaching was a passion that he wanted to pursue but this decision did not come over night. He decided to go back to school in 2011 to get his Master's Degree from Millersville University (Located in Lancaster, PA) concentrating in Athletic Coaching, majoring with a degree in Sport Management. After graduating in May of 2013, he began working as a recess aide at Friendship Elementary School and Coaching Boy's Basketball at North Brandywine Middle School. After two season's with North Brandywine, he worked his way up to Head Boy's basketball coach of CASH "B" team (one of two 9th grade teams CASH carries). While in the same coaching capacity, he also was an Assistant Coach for the Boy's Varsity team under the leadership of Coach Chuck Moore. In addition, he was also the Head Cross Country Coach at South Brandywine Middle School Cross Country Coed Team. Furthermore, he was the Assistant Boy's Track and Field Coach (Jump Coach) at Lower Merion High School. At the same time he had a opportunity to coach with two local AAU teams (not at the same time) by the names of Keystone Blazers and Nationally Ranked 13u RIP City. All of these great opportunities came to an end when an opportunity go back to North Carolina to help coach at Livingstone College arose in 2015. After completing a couple of great seasons with Coach James Stinson, Joseph concluded his run as a Blue Bear and became the  Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Johnson C Smith University (Golden Bulls) along side of another Living Legend Hall of Fame Coach Stephen Joyner Sr.