Academy Teams

Erik Martel


Position: Midfielder
Jersey No.: 26
Height: 5-9
Weight: 156 lbs.
Date of Birth: April 18, 1995
Place of Birth: Manchester, N.H.
Hometown: Bedford, N.H.
High School: Bedford High School
Last Club: NH Classics
Status: Under-16 roster


2011-12: Recipient of the team’s Minuteman Award. Made 26 appearances, including 23 starts, with the Under-16 team. Registered two assists: against Oakwood SC (June 9) and Albertson SC (June 26). Made three appearances, including two starts, during the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase (Dec. 3-6) in Sarasota, Fla. Traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa, for the 2012 Future Champions Gauteng tournament (March 26-31), and made five appearances, including four starts. Registered one assist against K-Stars (March 28). Made three appearances, all starts, and played every minute during the Development Academy Playoffs (June 26-29) in Frisco, Texas.

2011: Made four appearances, including three starts, during the Generation adidas Cup (July 25-31) in Frisco, Texas. Scored a goal and converted his penalty kick in the tiebreaker against the Colorado Rapids (July 26).

High School: Is a senior at Bedford High School (Bedford, N.H.) … played three seasons before the Development Academy switched to a 10-month model, serving as captain in 2011 … earned first-team, all-state honors in 2010 and 2011, after receiving honorable mention honors in 2009 … was also a 2011 All-New England, all-division II and NSCAA All-Region I selection … won 2011 state championship, scoring the game-winner in the final two minutes of play, and was named MVP … elected captain for the 2012 season.

Before Revs: Played for the N.H. Classics between the ages of nine and 16, serving as captain …. won five consecutive state cup championships with the club … was a member of the ODP Region I team as a U16, traveling to the Disney Showcase and Costa Rica with the team.

Personal: Erik David Martel … is the son of David Martel and Kelly Beman … has one sister, Melissa (18) … lists Andres Iniesta, Xavi Hernandez, Lionel Messi and Samir Nasri among his favorite professional soccer players … supports AC Milan, Arsenal and Barcelona … also follows the Boston Celtics … enjoys playing basketball and guitar.