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Taylor Crabb:
 
Taylor Crabb
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Robert Beck
Birth Date January 26, 1992 (26 years old)
Home Town Honolulu, HI
Resides Redondo Beach, CA
Height 6'0"
College Long Beach State
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 1st (4 times) $122,550
   AVP 1st (4 times) $122,550
   NVL 13th $0
   p1440 $0
   Wide Open 49th $0
International 4th $70,250
   FIVB 4th $70,250
NORCECA 1st (3 times) $6,400
   NORCECA 1st (3 times) $6,400
Other $625
   Other 5th $625
Overall 1st (7 times) $199,825
 
Bio Bits

Beach Bits:
• Entering the 2018 AVP season, Crabb reached the semifinals in 12 of his previous 14 AVP tournaments.
• In Hermosa Beach 2017 Crabb defeated his older bother Trevor in the championship match, marking the first time two brothers met in an AVP title match since June 1991 when Sinjin Smith defeated his younger brother Andrew.

2017: Crabb formed a partnership with Jake Gibb, and they won two of their first four AVP events as partners. In Hermosa Beach he defeated his brother Trevor in the championship match. For the season they had four semifinal appearances in six tournaments, and lost just six matches all year. Crabb again led the Tour in digs (5.52 per set), while also finishing second in kills (7.36 per set). Internationally Crabb and Gibb placed fifth three times in their six FIVB events.
2016: Crabb played all seven AVP tournaments with his brother Trevor, reaching the semifinals each time including three finals. Crabb led the AVP Tour in digs (5.93 per set) and was eighth in kills (6.46 per set). The Crabbs had a best of ninth three times in their four FIVB events together.
2015: Started the AVP season with Spencer McLachlin in the first three events, advancing from the qualifier twice. He then partnered with his brother Trevor for the last four events, and they finished third twice, including in Manhattan Beach. Crabb ended the year with the most digs per set on Tour (5.40) and was eighth in kills (6.59). Made his debut on the FIVB Tour with his brother Taylor, finishing ninth after emerging from the qualifier.
2014:
Did not compete.
2013:
In his first AVP tournament, played with his brother Trevor and they advanced from the qualifier in Manhattan Beach.
2012:
Did not compete.
2011:
Made his pro beach volleyball debut with his brother Trevor, finishing 49th.

College:
Crabb was an outside hitter at Long Beach State, where he was a two-time First Team All-American, and as a junior was selected the AVCA National Player of the Year. He left the school third all time in digs and double-doubles, and seventh in kills. As a senior he led the nation in kills per set and as a junior led the nation in total kills.

Personal: Crabb has one brother, Trevor, who is also a professional beach volleyball player. Crabb's mother, Paula, was a gymnast at Southern Connecticut University and his uncle, Tony, was an assistant coach for the 1984 U,S, National Volleyball Team which won the Olympic Gold Medal in Los Angeles. Crabb's cousin is Lindsey Berg, a three-time Indoor Volleyball Olympian, winning the Silver Medal in both 2008 and 2012. Crabb competed in both volleyball and basketball at Punahou High School in Honolulu, winning the state championship as both a junior and senior.
 
 
Awards
 
  • VolleyballMag.com Best Defensive Player 2018
  • AVP Best Defensive Player 2016, 2017
  • AVP Newcomer of the Year 2015
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 45th 49th
2011 Wide Open 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 1
2013 AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $200.00 75.0 115th 0 0 1 0 0
2013 NVL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 96.0   1 0 0 0 0
2015 AVP 7 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 $14,750.00 1,205.0 17th 2 0 0 1 0
2016 AVP 7 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 $30,500.00 2,040.0 1st 0 0 0 0 0
2017 AVP 6 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 $30,350.00 2,085.0 8th 0 0 0 0 0
2018 AVP 7 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 $46,750.00 2,664.0 1st 0 0 0 0 0
2018 p1440 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  31
(341st)
4
(70th)
6 9 0 4 0 1 $122,550.00
(90th)
8,165.0   3 0 1 1 1
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 45th 49th
2015 FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $1,000.00 120.0 178th 0 0 0 0 0
2016 FIVB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 $15,500.00 600.0 102nd 0 1 0 0 0
2017 FIVB 6 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 $23,000.00 1,025.0 33rd 0 1 1 0 0
2018 FIVB 9 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 $27,750.00 2,090.0 32nd 0 2 1 0 0
2019 FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $3,000.00 240.0 70th 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  21
(559th)
0 0 0 1 5 0 9 $70,250.00
(234th)
4,075.0   0 4 2 0 0
 
 
 
NORCECA
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 45th 49th
2015 NORCECA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,500.00 100.0   0 0 0 0 0
2016 NORCECA 5 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 $4,900.00 290.0   0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  6
(113rd)
3
(11th)
1 2 0 0 0 0 $6,400.00
(23rd)
390.0   0 0 0 0 0
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  59
(456th)
7
(102nd)
7 11 1 9 0 10 $199,825.00
(175th)
12,630.0   3 4 3 1 1
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Victory List
 
Victory Date Assoc Location Partner Seed Winnings
1 10/18/2015 NORCECA Pigeon Point Trevor Crabb 2 $1,500
2 3/13/2016 NORCECA Guatemala City Trevor Crabb 5 $1,500
3 4/24/2016 NORCECA Grand Cayman Trevor Crabb 2 $1,500
4 6/11/2017 AVP New York Jake Gibb 2 $9,000
5 7/23/2017 AVP Hermosa Beach Jake Gibb 2 $7,500
6 6/24/2018 AVP Seattle Jake Gibb 3 $7,500
7 9/2/2018 AVP Chicago Jake Gibb 2 $12,500
 
Partner Summary
 
AVP Pro Beach Tour
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money 13th 17th 25th
Jake Gibb 12 4 2 3 0 3 0 0 $72,100 0 0 0
Trevor Crabb 12 0 3 6 0 1 0 1 $43,450 0 0 1
Spencer McLachlin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $2,000 2 0 0
Tim Bomgren 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $5,000 0 0 0
Total 28 4 6 9 0 4 0 1 $122,550 2 0 1
 
National Volleyball League
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money 13th 17th 25th
Trevor Crabb 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 1 0 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 1 0 0
 
Wide Open Beach Volleyball
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money 13th 17th 25th
Trevor Crabb 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 0 0 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 0 0 0
 
Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money 13th 17th 25th
Jake Gibb 16 0 0 0 1 5 0 5 $53,750 0 3 2
Trevor Crabb 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 $16,500 0 1 0
Total 21 0 0 0 1 5 0 9 $70,250 0 4 2
 
Overall
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money 13th 17th 25th
Jake Gibb 29 4 2 3 1 9 0 5 $126,475 0 3 2
Trevor Crabb 25 3 4 8 0 1 0 5 $66,350 1 1 1
Spencer McLachlin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $2,000 2 0 0
Tim Bomgren 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $5,000 0 0 0
Various 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 0 0 0
 
Total 59 7 7 11 1 9 0 10 $199,825 3 4 3
 
 

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