Marty Hogan was born January 22, 1958 in St. Louis Missouri where he was taught top lay racquetball by his mother, Goldie. Hogan has won more tan 100 international or national titles and six U.S. national championships during his 14-year career as a former American racquetball player. From 1976 to 1990 Hogan was ranked either number one or number two in the world. Hogan relocated to San Diego, California while still a teenager to pursue profesional racquetball and eventually atended San Diego State University. Between 1978 and 1982, and again in 1986 he won the indoor profesional racquetball national championship on five consecutive occasions. Hogan had a serve that drove the ball as fast as 142 miles per hour which credited him for revolutionizing the game of racquetball. Marty Hogan brought an elegance that was fascinating to watch based off his unusual grace and balance of movement to the sport.
In 1975, Hogan turned profesional and won his first profesional racquetball title in Burlington, Vermont. Hogan was the one in all the history of racquetball