Boys Varsity Basketball, Boys Varsity Track · Maxwell Signs with D1 Valparaiso University


Elkhart Christian Academy  is pleased to announce that Charlie Maxwell has signed to play football at DI Valparaiso University. Charlie is the son of Ross & Samantha Maxwell.

(While playing for Osceola Grace Eagles Football Club)

Freshman Year: All-Conference Honorable Mention (Defensive Back)

Sophomore Year: All-Conference Honorable Mention (Defensive Back)

Junior Year: All-Conference as a Defensive Back, Running Back and Returner

Senior Year: All Conference as a Defensive Back, Running Back and Returner; NHFH 1st team All-American; USAF 1st team All-American

At ECA, Charlie has been a member of the boys basketball and track programs. He has stood out in track earning the below honors:

  • 2016, 2017 – Indoor State Qualifier in 4x400m relay
  • 2016, 2017, 2018 – Indoor State Qualifier in 4x100m relay
  • 2018 – 3rd place in Indoor State 4x100m relay
  • 2018 – Indoor State Qualifier in Long Jump
  • 2016, 2017, 2018 – Outdoor Regional Qualifier in 300m Hurdles
  • 2016, 2017 – Outdoor Regional Qualifier in 4x400m Relay
  • 2018 – Outdoor Regional Qualifier in 4x100m Relay
  • 2018 – Outdoor Regional Qualifier in Long Jump

In addition to his athletic accomplishments, Charlie has also been involved in ECA’s choir.

Richelle Viront, Athletic Director of Elkhart Christian Academy, says, “We are so excited for Charlie that his dream of playing Division I football is now a reality. I know that there is nothing Chuck can’t do if he sets his mind to it. Our prayer for him is that he continues to use his dynamic personality and unmatched work ethic to serve the Lord and others around him.”