Members

Inductee
ANDRESS, MAX
ANDRESS, MAX
Born on August 27, 1922
Elkhart, IN
March 20, 2007.
Inducted On
July 30, 1976
Location Inducted
Bloomington, IN
Region Number
10
Elkhart
Coach
Elkhart
1939
Honorable Mention All-State Quarterback 1939.
Michigan State University 1940-1941; Ball State University 1942; Indiana State University 1949
1950
Served in US Army as a 1st Lieutenant in the Philippines and Japan during WW II.
First Chairman of Football Coaches Association; Commissioner for State Play-offs in football; October, 2004, Columbus North High School football field named "Max Andress Field;" received Distinguished American Award from National Football Foundation in 1996 and Hub Etchison Award from Indiana Football Coaches Association in 1998; mayor of Columbus 1971-1979; served as community director at Cummins Engine; had the privilege of coaching three of his sons and seeing each receive All-State recognition: Dave, All-State Quarterback 1969; Tom, All-State Defensive Back 1971; and, Mike, All-State Running Back 1973.
Wife, Delores; children, Dave (Holly), Tom (Elena), Mike (Daryl), Steve (Joy), and Nancy (Shane); 21 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.
Served in US Army as a 1st Lieutenant in the Philippines and Japan during WW II.

Coaching Experience: Graduate assistant Indiana State University 1949-1950; head coach at Columbus HS 1951-1971, with a record of 118-79-10; also served as assistant basketball and track coach at Columbus.

Coaching Honors: South Central Conference Coach of the Year 5 times; undefeated season 1959; conference champions 6 times.