2018 Mini Max High School Award Winners

Press Release
  (From Maxwell Football Club)  

November 29, 2018         Philadelphia, PA

Maxwell Football Club President, Mark Dianno, announced the 2018 Mini Max High School Award winners for the state of Pennsylvania. The sixty-three players selected are from schools located in Districts 1,3,11 and 12 in the eastern half of the state. Players were nominated by their coaches throughout the 2018 season and were evaluated based on a criteria that includes; football performance, academics, and community service.

The Mini Max Award recipients will be honored at a dinner to be held on Thursday January 10, 2019 at the Drexelbrook Catering Ballroom in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania. The awards dinner is open to the public and tickets are available on the Club’s website www.maxwellfootballclub.org.

The Maxwell Football Club will select one player from the group of Mini Max winners as the winner of the Pennsylvania High School Player of the Year. The Pennsylvania High School Player of the Year will be announced on January 10, 2019 at the Awards Dinner.

For the 7th year the Maxwell Football Club will also host a New Jersey Mini Max Awards Dinner which will be held on Sunday January 20th at the St. David the King Hall in Princeton Junction, NJ. Players from the entire state of New Jersey will be eligible for selection as part of this program. The New Jersey Mini Max Award Winners and the New Jersey High School Player of the Year will be announced at this event.

The MFC will also honor players from the state of Delaware with Mini Max Awards as part of the Delaware Interscholastic Football Coaches Association dinner in late January.

The winner of the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware Player of the Year awards will be the candidates for the Club’s 33rd Jim Henry Award as the Outstanding Player in the region. The winner of the Jim Henry Award will be announced as part of the Maxwell Football Club’s National Awards Gala which will be held on March 8, 2019 at the Tropicana Casino Resort in Atlantic City, NJ. The MFC will also present its collegiate and professional awards at this event.

Recent winners of the Jim Henry Award include Shayne Simon (St. Peters Prep – Notre Dame),  Jonathan Taylor (Salem H.S. – Wisconsin), Brandon McIlwain (Council Rock North H.S – South Carolina/Cal), Kyle Shurmur (LaSalle College H.S. – Vanderbilt), Mark Pyles (Lebanon H.S - Bucknell Univ.) Fran Walsh (Archbishop Wood H.S - Villanova Univ.), Brendan Nosovitch (Allentown Central Catholic - University of South Carolina), Bill Kim (Upper Dublin H.S - Johns Hopkins), Brad Herzlich (Conestoga H.S - Brown University), Daniel Persa (Bethlehem Liberty H.S - Northwestern.), Brent Caprio (Mainland Regional H.S. – William & Mary), Steven Rizzo (Audubon H.S. - Colgate), Pat Devlin (Downingtown East H.S. - Delaware), Ryan Greiser (Pennridge H.S. – Liberty Univ.), Dan Connor (Strath Haven H.S. – Penn State) and Austin Scott (Parkland H.S – Penn State).

The sixty-three 2018 Pennsylvania Mini Max Winners are listed alphabetically by school:

First Name

Last Name

School

Keith

Hudoka

Abington HS

Gavin

Stout

Annville-Cleona HS

Connor

Bishop

Archbishop Wood HS

Brandon

George

Berks Catholic HS

Dalton

Daddona

Bethlehem Catholic HS

Lawrence

Richardson

Bishop McDevitt HS

Nasim

Cooper

Bonner -Prendie HS

Evan

O'Donnell

Central Bucks East HS

Matt

Norris

Central Bucks South HS

Austin

Fleegal

Central Dauphin East HS

Cade

Pribula

Central York HS

Marcus

Winfield

Cheltenham HS

Aaron

Young

Coatesville HS

Alex

MacKenzie

Conrad Weiser HS

Patrick

Garwo

Conwell Egan HS

Dylan

Ceslak

Council Rock North HS

Nick

Gallo

Council Rock South HS

Jared

Plessinger

Cumberland Valley

Raymond

Christas

Dallastown Area HS

Luke

Davis

Downingtown East HS

Ethan

Parvel

Emmaus HS

Tristan

Wheeler

Freedom HS

Elijah

Wroten

Germantown Academy

Broc

Grosser

Halifax Area HS

Mark

Custer

Hatboro Horsham HS

Cormac

Houpt

James Buchanan HS

Cade

Lafferty

Jenkintown HS

Dylan

Dailey

Jim Thorpe HS

Sean

Daly

LaSalle College HS

Trevor

Harris

Liberty HS

Matt

O'Connor

Lower Merion HS

Keith

Maguire

Malvern Prep

Tyler

Fick

Manheim Central HS

Jack

Rodenberger

Manheim Township HS

Colin

Ferry

Marple Newtown HS

Daniel

Briggs

Mastery Charter HS

Corey

Joyce

Neshaminy HS

Kristopher

Taylor

New Hope Solebury HS

Jake

Walton

North Penn HS

Cole

DeFranco

Notre Dame HS

Aidan

Hayward

Owen J. Roberts HS

Ethan

Brader

Palisades HS

Adam

Piston

Parkland HS

Todd

Barr

Pen Argyl Area HS

Jonathan

Post

Pennridge HS

Austin

Rowley

Perkiomen Valley HS

Ryan

Bodolus

Pottsgrove HS

Nick

Levinsky

Quakertown HS

Elijah

Workinger

Red Lion Area HS

Jacob

Kamp

Salisbury HS

Tim

Weaver

Saucon Valley HS

Austin

Homan

Schuylkill Haven HS

Austin

Moyer

Souderton Area HS

Eric

Glass Jr.

Spring Grove Area HS

Max

Perry

Springfield Township HS

Nick

Delromano

Springford HS

Zachary

Bouggess

St. Josephs Prep

Jack

Purcell

The Episcopal Academy

Asim

Richardson

The Haverford School

Zach

Gardner

Twin Valley HS

Mark

Picariello

Upper Merion Area HS

Michael

Gray

West Chester East HS

Edward

Saydee

William Penn Charter