Max has spent nearly every summer of his life at CSL beginning when he was eight years old as a youngest Cayugan. He continued to attend CSL all the way through his Senior Camper summer in Tusc 2004. Since then, Max has held a variety of positions on staff including Counselor, Unit Head, Associate Program Director, and now Assistant Director for Camper Development. Being at Camp for over two decades has allowed Max to experience everything CSL has to offer from a variety of perspectives. His favorite Camp memories include winning Fight Song as Cayuga Unit Head in 2012, being a co-founder of Color War in 2007, and all the relationships built with campers and staff throughout the years.
During the year, Max is a Health and Physical Education teacher at Monroe One BOCES in Rochester, NY. Max also coaches boys basketball at Brighton, which is where he attended high school. He earned his bachelors degree from Syracuse University and masters degree from Brockport College. Teaching, coaching, and working with youth are Max's primary passions. Some of Max's certificications include being an Instructor for American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR; Therapeutic Crisis Intervention; and Certified Food Safety Manager. He describes being able to return to CSL each summer like living in a dream; and looks forward to providing opportunities for campers and staff to feel the same way.