eMail Max Corbet
Max Corbet is in his 23rd year at Boise State. He became a member of the Bronco athletic staff in October of 1986 as the sports information director for football and men's basketball, and was named assistant athletic director for media relations in July of 1998.
While his main sport duties include football and wrestling, he also directs a staff of three full-time assistants, and two graduate assistants, which handles all sports information duties of Boise State's 19 varsity sports.
During his career at Boise State, Corbet has served as the media coordinator at several NCAA championship events. In 1994 and 1999, he was media coordinator for the NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships. He has also been the media coordinator for first and second round games of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball West Regional Tournament in 1989, 1992, 1995, 1998, 2001, 2005 and 2009, and the 2002 NCAA Women's Basketball West Regional.
Along with his duties at Boise State, Corbet has also served the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) in several different leadership roles. During the 1999-2000 academic year he had the distinction of serving as President of CoSIDA. Prior to his President's role in CoSIDA, he spent three years as a vice-president. He is also past chairman of the Nominating, Site Selection, Special Awards, Workshop Social and Workshop Program committees of CoSIDA, and spent nine years (1994-2003) as a member of the board of directors. He is currently a member of the Nominating and Site Selection committees. In the summer of 2005 he received a 25-year award from CoSIDA.
Corbet joined the Bronco staff after spending five years (1981-86) as the sports information director at Stephen F. Austin State (Texas) University. He began his career in August of 1979 as the sports information director at East Texas State University.
He received his bachelor's degree in Public Relations from Central Missouri State University in 1979. He and his wife Belinda have a son, Nicholas (27), a graduate of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, and a daughter, Natalie (22), a senior at Mesa State (Colo.) College.