Marty Bitter is currently the Director of Athletics for Madera Unified School District. Marty is a 1994 graduate of California State University Fresno where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. Bitter started coaching basketball at his alma mater Kerman High School in 1992. It was through coaching that he discovered his passion for teaching and working with kids. After graduation, he began coaching basketball at Madera High School and subbing within Madera Unified School District. In 1996, he was hired as a Physical Education teacher at Thomas Jefferson Middle School where he spent the first 9 years of his career. After moving into the district office for one year, Bitter was able to become the first Athletic Director of Madera South High School. In 2005, Marty was very fortunate to be hired in a new position as Director of Athletics for Madera Unified. Bitter has been in education for 23 years as well as serving on the CIF both at the Section and State levels. He is currently the President of the Board of Managers for the Central Section and a State CIF Executive Board Member.