Bob Martin

The Island Waterpark

General Manager

Bob Martin is the General Manager at the Island Waterpark in Fresno. He joined the park as the Director of Revenue & Facilities before the start of the 2017 season, and when Amber Watson left to pursue a great entertainment opportunity in Arizona, he replaced her as GM.  He is looking forward to managing the Island Waterpark celebrating it’s 20th Anniversary. Martin was the General Manager of Wild Water Adventure Park in Clovis, Calif., from 2004 through the end of 2016.  During his 13 years at Wild Water Adventure Park he focused on group sales, revenue, in-park spending and taking on challenges that come with a facility that has been operating for more than 4 decades. He developed a nationally recognized cabana program that never stopped growing in quantity and revenue. Martin spent the first half of his career coaching, scouting and managing professional football & hockey teams, as well as scouting college football for the NFL, the CFL and arena football leagues. Martin enjoys spending time with his wife of over 30 years, Blanche, and their two daughters and 11 grandchildren.