Max Bartlett graduated from Starkville High School in 2013. He played at Gulf Coast State college; Panama City, FL for 2 years. He was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in 2014. Played at the University of Tennessee for 2 years. Max signed with the Kansas City Royals, in which he played for 2 years. In 2019, he became an assistant under Thomas Berkery at Starkville Academy. In the summer of 2019, he served as the associate head coach for the San Francisco Seals in the California Collegiate League. In August of 2019, he became an assistant and camp coordinator under Michael Avalon and Pearl River Community College.