Tom Martinez, who has garnered a lot of attention for being Tom Brady’s longtime personal quarterback coach, was first known as a first-rate coach at College of San Mateo.
Martinez died of heart attack around 1 p.m. Tuesday while receiving a dialysis treatment. It was his 67th birthday.
“He was 67 and along with wife, Olivia, leaves three children … their spouses … six grandchildren and hundreds of young athletes in the Bay Area and around the country,” said Olivia Martinez in an email.
“Tom Martinez was a … physically and strong-willed person,” said former CSM athletic director Gary Dilley. “He fought a real battle with his ailments. It’s just a shame he passed.”