Max Thoma

STAA Member
Location: Los Angeles, CA
To reach client call STAA:
(949) 648-STAA


Sunset Baseball League Current
Play-By-Play Announcer
  • Live broadcast of over 30 games on the league’s Facebook page, a platform change that I pushed which increased our following and made it more convenient for viewers to tune-in
  • Announced majority of games solo, requiring significant team and player research to provide informed play-by-play and color commentary
SB Nation: State of the U 2017-2018
Basketball Writer
  • Covered the University of Miami men’s basketball team with previews and post games for each contest.
  • Wrote weekly editorial pieces related to team and player performance.
Production Intern
  • Edited/logged video and highlights of Marlins games for pregame show, featured stories or recaps.
  • Shadowed the Marlins play-by-play announcer, Rich Waltz.
WVUM 90.5 2014-present
Sports Announcer
  • Produced and announced college basketball (men and women), football and baseball games for the University of Miami’s student-run radio station.
  • Announced at the College World Series for Miami in 2016 and announced Marlins exhibition game versus UM at Marlins Park in spring 2018


University of Miami
Bachelors of Science, May 2018
  • Major: Broadcast Journalism
  • Minor: Geography/Sports Administration


  • Dean’s List - University of Miami
  • Presidential Honor Roll - University of Miami
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity - Executive Board Member
  • Three-sport high school athlete at New Trier High School - Winnetka, IL


  • Play-by-play announcing and color commentary for nationally ranked teams in a power 5 conference
  • Writing for a national sports website
  • Editing highlights for a professional sports broadcast