Eric Marty grew up in Edmonds, Washington and played football and soccer at Meadowdale High School. He played football collegiately at NCAA Division III Chapman University where he was a three-year starter at quarterback. Chapman posted back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in over a decade in his final two seasons. After college Marty played four seasons overseas in the Italian and Austrian Football Leagues, winning two national championships.
Marty began his coaching career at his alma mater Meadowdale High School before receiving his first collegiate job coaching receivers at NCAA Division II Oklahoma Panhandle State University. Marty eventually left OPSU to become the offensive coordinator at Moorpark College (California junior college). After two seasons at Moorpark, Marty accepted the head coaching position at East Los Angles College (California junior college). Additionally, in January of 2016, Marty was named one of the “Top 30 Coaches Under 30” by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA).
Marty earned his Bachelors in English from Chapman University, Masters in Sports Administration from American Military University, and Masters in Kinesiology from Fresno Pacific University.