Former Volunteer Assistant at UC Riverside Joins Rams' Coaching Staff
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Joining the Fordham volleyball staff for his first season is Brandon Crisp.
Crisp joins the Fordham coaching staff after serving as a volunteer assistant coach on the UC Riverside volleyball staff during the 2011 season. Prior to UC Riverside, he was an assistant coach for the men's and women's volleyball teams at Cal Baptist. He helped lead Cal Baptist's men's squad to back-to-back NAIA National Invitational Championships in 2010 and 2011 and the women's team to the NAIA National Tournament quarterfinals in 2009 and 2010.
In 2008, Crisp was an administrative assistant and consultant for the women's volleyball team at Cal State Fullerton where he was responsible for utilizing DataVolley and DataVideo for statistical, video, and scouting analysis, and for the creation of All-American videos.
Prior to working for the Titans, Crisp served as the assistant coach and technical coordinator for USC men's volleyball from 2003-08. From 2005-2007, Crisp worked with the USC women's volleyball team as technical coordinator where he helped the team to an appearance at the 2007 NCAA Women's National Championship semifinals.
On the club level, Crisp spent nine successful seasons with the Santa Monica Beach Club, including a third place finish at the Southern California Junior National Qualifier in 2004. In 2008 he coached the 18s team for Revolution Volleyball Club, and in 2009 he coached for Top Gun Volleyball where he helped lead the 17-Red Team to a fifth-place finish at the Cal Finals in 2009. Crisp is also a USA High Performance coach.
In the summer of 2008, Crisp served as technical coordinator for the USA Volleyball Girls' Youth National Team. The USA GYNT won the gold medal in the NORCECA Girls' Youth Continental Championship in Puerto Rico by defeating Mexico 3-0. In 2009 Crisp served as the VIS coordinator at the third round of the 2010 FIVB Men's World Championship in Irvine, California. He also spent the summer of 2007, 2008, and 2011 as a Coach at Gold Medal Squared clinics throughout the country.
Crisp has also been a coach at many college summer camps including USC, Pepperdine, Arizona, Oklahoma, UC San Diego, and CBU.
Prior to working the college scene, Crisp was a high school coach from 1998-2005. He served as head girls' varsity coach at Hart High School in Newhall, California and head boys' varsity coach at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California.
Crisp graduated from Cal Baptist with a bachelor's of science degree in kinesiology in 2011.