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Martelli, on the right side of the screen, answer a student’s question over zoom after his speech. PHOTOS: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Martelli speaks at event for community youth

Tyler Nice September 21, 2021

On Sept. 18, Siloam Wellness Center, a non-profit institution that promotes mental, physical and spiritual well-being for people living with HIV/AIDS in the Philadelphia area, presented an event titled...

Sarina DiBianca (left) and Sister Bernadette Kinniry (right) pose for a photo in front a mural at the center.PHOTO: RYAN MULLIGAN ’21/THE HAWK

HIV/AIDS treatment center honors Martellis

Ryan Mulligan February 28, 2020

Siloam, a non-profit that provides mind, body and spiritual wellness programs for individuals living with HIV/AIDS, will celebrate its 25th anniversary, in May. At the celebration, a St. Joe’s coaching...

This season will be the first since 1985 without Martelli on the sideline.
PHOTO COURTESY OF: Elizabeth Jefferies

Martelli adjusts to life in Michigan without family

Nick Karpinski September 24, 2019

Phil Martelli is living alone for the first time in his life. Martelli’s new condo is a 15 minute drive from the Crisler Center, the site of the basketball arena at the University of Michigan, where...

Martelli stands on the sidelines during his last game at Michael J. Hagan 85 Arena against the University of Rhode Island on March 5, 2019. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22 /THE HAWK

Former players voice support for Martelli

Sam Britt March 27, 2019

After the news broke on March 19 that Phil Martelli would not return as men’s basketball head coach at St. Joe’s, attention quickly shifted to those he impacted the most: his players. Like many others...

Former St. Joes mens basketball Head Coach Phil Martelli in front of the bench in Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena. PHOTO: LUKE MALANGA ’20/THE HAWK

‘Sucker punch’

In all honesty, Phil Martelli didn’t see it coming. Martelli had received a text from Director of Athletics Jill Bodensteiner, J.D., the morning of March 18, asking him to join her for a 1:30 p.m. meeting...

Phil Martelli speaks during the youth clinic at the 2017 Family Night, an event held for season ticket holders and their families. PHOTO: LUKE MALANGA ’20 /THE HAWK

Martelli more than a basketball coach on Hawk Hill

Ryan Mulligan March 27, 2019

Phil Martelli’s nerves got the of best him on a hot day in July 1995. He needed to relax and reflect. So, he drove west on Interstate 76, the same highway that now has a billboard reading “Thank You...

Former mens basketball Head Coach Phil Martelli was known for his open access practices. PHOTO: LUKE MALANGA ’20/ THE HAWK

Former Hawk sports editors reflect on Martelli

Nick Mandarano ’18, former sports editor for The Hawk, began his journey as a journalist with a sports podcast that he hosted his first year of high school in 2010. Mandarano decided he needed a prominent...

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