Max started to play water at age 12 with the Los Alamitos Water polo club. Max attended Servite High school and was on varsity all 4 years. He was selected for All-Trinity League all 4 years and was chosen to be on the All-Orange County team his junior year. In high school, Max played for SOCAL water polo and won the U16 Junior Olympic championships and was a USA Water polo all-American 4 years. Max continued his water polo at UCLA where he is studying Cognitive Science with a specialization in Computing and aspires to become a Penetration Tester.