Basketball Staff

Justin Maxwell

Head Men's Basketball Coach

Coach Max


Contact Information
Phone: 518-281-7040
Email: Maxwellj@sunyulster.edu
Instagram: @UlsterAthletics
Twitter: @JustMaxx44

Coach Maxwell has lead the program to an 18-win improvement and a Conference Championship in his three seasons as Head Coach. He was named Conference and District Coach of the Year in 2018 after making the National Junior College Sweet 16. All three seasons his team has finished in the Top-20 Nationally in three pointers made. The program had previously endured 15 straight losing seasons prior to his tenure, dating back to 2002 under Division I Coach Anthony Evans. Coach Maxwell has also helped organize yearly Boys Basketball Camps with Harlem Globetrotter and former Siena star Tay Fisher, who runs his popular camps at Ulster each summer. 

He previously was an Assistant Coach at Hilbert College in Buffalo, NY for three seasons. The program went 62-20, notching three twenty-win seasons, and winning one Regular Season Championship during his time there. Prior to Hilbert, he was a Graduate Assistant Coach at Canisius College for two years, graduating with a Masters in Sport Administration in 2012. The program was recognized by the NCAA Final Four and USA Today for their Academic Success during that time frame.  

Coach Maxwell's playing career began at Guilderland High School where he was a Section Two All-Star and Team MVP his Senior Year, graduating in 2005. He played at Siena College under Fran McCaffery, appearing in 16 games as the program went 34-24 in two years. He transferred and graduated from Utica College in 2009 where he finished as one of the top shooters in the Empire 8, and Team Captain on the 2009 playoff team. 

 

 


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