Max Watson returns for his third season as an assistant coach at UMW in 2017. Originally from New York City, Watson played for Downtown United Soccer Club, and four years for Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA as a center midfielder. In 2013, the Diplomats won the Centennial Conference Tournament and went on to reach the Elite 8 of the NCAA Tournament. In 2014, F&M reached the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16. He acquired USSF D License Coaching Certification -Amassed over 50 wins in college playing career.