February 12, 2007
St. Joe's Coach Martelli to Address YLD Feb. 21Phil Martelli, head mens basketball coach at St. Josephs University, will be the keynote speaker at the Young Lawyers Division Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at the Doubletree Hotel.
Alan Nochumson, chair of the Young Lawyers Division, will outline his plans for 2007. The YLD will also present the Craig M. Perry Service Award, the YLD Vision Award and the F. Sean Peretta Service Award at the event.
Now in his 11th season as head coach for the Hawks, Martelli won numerous national coach of the year honors in 2004 when his team went 30-2 and reached the NCAA tournament quarterfinals. He spent a decade as an assistant coach with the Hawks before being named head coach.
Martelli is also a leader in the Philadelphia chapter of Coaches vs. Cancer. He recently received the Citizen of the Year award by the March of Dimes and was honored by the National Adoption Center.
The event begins at 12 p.m.