Peck Martin

Charles C. “Peck” Martin

Peck was a teacher at Purcell High School and assistant coach to Boney Matthews in all sports from the mid-1940’s into the mid-1950’s.

He was known to be Boney’s right hand man for many years at PHS.

Peck served as an Oklahoma High School Oil Bowl Football Coach in 1957 along with the legendary C.B. Speegle of Oklahoma City Capitol Hill High School and Art Young of Altus High School.

Peck had an overall head coaching record of 9-17-1 coaching at Wetumka from 1958-59 and at Vian in 1960.

He was selected as a member of the Oklahoma Track Coaches Association for his long track coaching career at Idabel High School and other coaching stops along the way.

He was inducted into the Oklahoma Coach Association Hall of Fame in 1971.

Peck Martin died in Idabel in 1980, which was his last coaching stop.