Madison-Grant High School
graduated from Madison-Grant High School in 1998 and from Purdue University in
2003. Max had an outstanding career as a high school athlete at Madison-Grant,
where he participated in Football and Basketball.
Football, for the Argylls, Max was an Offensive and Defensive Lineman. During
the years that Max was a member of the football team, the Argylls accumulated
33 wins, while suffering only 7 losses. Max’s stellar performance and
athleticism attracted tremendous interest from college programs, and Max was
granted a scholarship to play Offensive Line at Purdue University, under Head
Coach Joe Tiller. Max was a part of several bowl appearances by the
Boilermakers, including the 1998 Alamo Bowl, the 2000 Outback Bowl, the 2001
Sun Bowl and the Grand Daddy of the them all the 2001 Rose Bowl.
Basketball, for the Argylls, Max was a post player. During the years that Max
was part of the Varsity Basketball team, Madison-Grant accumulated 56 wins and
suffered only 28 losses. The Argylls won the 1995 Sectional Title and
participated in the 1996-1997 Indiana High School Hall of Fame Tournament in
New Castle. Max was named All CIC during the 1996-1997 and 1997-1998 seasons.
He was part of (2) Grant 4 Championships and he is the fourth all-time scorer
in Madison-Grant Basketball history, with 1092 points. He is first in total
rebounds, with 684, and 6th in Field Goal Percentage with 61.1. Max also
lettered in track and baseball at Madison Grant.
graduated from Purdue University with an Education Degree and went on to teach
elementary school at Western United School Corporation and Marion Community
Schools, where he coached football and baseball. He later received his Master
Degree from Ball State University and has worked for football teams at Purdue
University and Syracuse University. Max
currently serves as the Director of Basketball Academics at IUPUI in
has been a Cub Scout Den Leader since 2016, and has been involved with Big
Brothers / Big Sisters for 5 years. He currently resides in the Brownsburg,
Indiana area, with his wife Jill who he married in 2007 and their 3 boys,
Riley, Jax and Sully.