He had led the Hawks for 24 seasons, winning 444 games.
He took Saint Joseph's to a No. 1 seed in the Elite 8 of the NCAA tournament back in 2004. The last three seasons, the Hawks missed the post-season and dealt with a lot of injuries.
They thanked Martelli him for "his long service, dedication and stewardship" and said he "stands out among his peers in college basketball on the court, in the community and as an ambassador for SJU."