Marti Corby is entering her second year as assistant coach for the Adrian College women's soccer program.
In her first year with the program, the team had one of its best seasons in team history, winning 14 games for the second-most in program history and reaching the NCAA Tournament for the first time. She hepled produce five All-Conference selections and three All-Region players and junior Caroline Fleming was named a College Sports Information Directors (CoSIDA) Academic All-American®.
Corby comes to Adrian after an illustrious playing career at Grand Valley State University, where she led the Lakers to three straight NCAA DII National Championships from 2013-2015. She was a four-time All-American and was twice named National Player of the Year. Her stellar play also earned her an invite to the United States Under-23 Women's National Team training camp in 2016.
After the completion of her Bachelor's degree in Clinical Exercise Science, Corby then joined Grand Rapids FC for their inaugural season in 2017. She picked up where she left off at GVSU, scoring the game-tying goal in the UWS National Championship match before going on to win in overtime. She has played for GRFC for the past three seasons now, serving as captain for the 2018 and 2019 seasons.
A native of Ada, Michigan, Corby is a graduate of Forest Hills Central High School and played for Midwest United FC/Grand Rapids Crew Juniors. She spent the past year as a graduate assistant in the Student-Athlete Academic Support Services office at Xavier University while earning her Master's degree in Sports Administration. Prior to arriving at Xavier, she served as a Strength and Conditioning Intern for GVSU Track and Field as well as Assistant Coach for Allendale High School, helping the team to their first conference championship in 2016.