Max Drisko
Max Drisko
Title: Offensive Coordinator
Phone: 202-319-5382
Email: [email protected]
Alma Mater: Texas Tech '13

Drisko begins his third season as the offensive coordinator at Catholic in 2019. He has six years of experience at Division I with stops at Southern Mississippi, Kentucky and Texas Tech.

Last year, the Cardinals led the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) in passing offense (2,122 yards), passing attempts (367), completions (210) and passing yards per game (212.2). Sophomore Brady Berger also led the league with 220.6 yards per game passing.

In 2017, Catholic finished first in the NEWMAC in passing offense (2,170 yards), passing yards per game (217.0) and passing touchdowns (20). In addition, Blake Gomez was named to the All-NEWMAC Second Team after leading the Cardinals and ranking second in the NEWMAC with five touchdown receptions.

Drisko came to Catholic from Southern Miss where he was a graduate assistant working with the quarterbacks and developing weekly game plans alongside offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson. He also organized recruiting efforts in the South Louisiana area. Quarterback Nick Mullens threw for a Southern Miss bowl record 346 yards in a 28-21 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette in the New Orleans Bowl in 2016. Mullens finished his career as the program's career leader in passing yards (11,994), touchdowns (87) and attempts (1,546). He was also second in completions (928).

Prior to Southern Miss, Drisko spent three seasons at Kentucky from 2013-15 as an offensive graduate assistant.

Before Kentucky, Drisko worked as a student assistant coach at Texas Tech from 2010-13. He was hands-on in helping the Red Raiders become one of the best offensive teams in the country as Texas Tech ranked second in the nation in passing in 2012, sixth in 2010 and seventh in 2011. The Red Raiders also won two bowl games while he was part of the staff.

A native of Raleigh, N.C, Drisko graduate from Middle Creek High School. He chose to attend Texas Tech to further his knowledge of the spread offense with plans of pursuing a career in coaching.

Drisko graduated from Texas Tech in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sports science before receiving his master’s degree in kinesiology and health promotion from Kentucky in 2015.