Chad Martin is a native of Lincoln and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1995. Martin is a Jacksonville State University graduate who is currently an assistant principal at White Plains Middle School. He is a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church.
Before becoming an administrator in 2011, Martin coached football, baseball, basketball, softball and track at Ragland High School and Lincoln High School. His 2008 Lincoln outdoors track team won the Alabama High School Athletic Association Class 3A boys championship. He was head football coach at Lincoln in the 2009 and 2010 seasons.
Chad and his wife, Amber, have two daughters, Callyn and Cooper, and a son, Crew. All three children attend White Plains schools.