Coach Max Ivany founded the D1 Nation in 1999. He is the publisher of www.d1nation.com , and a long time Adidas grassroots basketball consultant. His primary scouting responsibilities are covering Texas and the Southwestern United States. Coach Ivany has also been involved in running the testing portion of the NBA Draft Combine.

We are a basketball family. My son, Chip Ivany played at D1 South Alabama and has coached at D1 JuCo, Clarendon College (TX) a consistent Regional Qualifier. My daughter in law, Judy Jones should be familiar to Phoenix area fans as she was an All American and Academic All American for Grand Canyon University. Judy was recently named the Top women’s Import Player of the Year in Spain as well as a consecutive 4 year MVP and All Star in both Madrid, Spain with Estudiantes and in Barcelona.We look forward to serving you.

Our dynamic company has been orchestrating quality events, camps and clinics for over 20 years, around the USA including in Arizona as well as in Bangkok, Thailand. We are excited to launch our D1 League Series of events for the Summer of 2020 as well into the coming Fall and Winter.


He has two sons: (Mark, Chip) & three grandson’s (Noah, Julian, Luke):We have a presence in 13 States and Canada. Coach Ivany’s club teams have over 300 Division One Alumni as well as over 700 at the D2, D3, NAIA and JuCo level.