LTC (RET) Crabb faithfully served his country with outstanding service for over 22 years. He served in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. Coach Crabb has served in the U.S. and abroad. While in the service, what he found most rewarding was coaching, mentoring, training and developing young men & women into excellent service members and superior teams. Coach has been married to the same beautiful young lady since 1991 and he has two wonderful kids; one who is a graduated from Virginia Tech and was the captain the Virginia Tech’s Dance Team and a son who is a QB and track phenom.
Coach Crabb started his coaching career in 1992. He has coached a variety of sports, baseball, tee ball, basketball, track, and football at all levels, but his 1st love has always been football. He has a passion for the game and is always trying to learn something new. Coach Crabb has had the pleasure to personally work with and learn from individuals who are Hall of Famers, individuals who have played at all levels and individuals who have won Championships at the heights levels. Some of the people Coach Crabb has interacted with are Art Monk, Ricky Ervins, Brian Mitchell, Phillip Blackwell, Shawn Springs, Dub Maddox, Darin Slack, JC Bosie, Joe Krivak, Jim Poythress, & Eric Henderson. Coach Crabb ‘s goal for all of his players is for them to attend college and become great men and role models.
In 2007, Coach Crabb decided to specialize in the development of Quarterbacks. His desire lead him to development began with the late Joe Krivak, former Maryland Head Football Coach. Coach Crabb worked with Coach Krivak for over 4 years. Coach Crabb was then introduced to Dub Maddox and Darin Slack and he has continued his professional development under these great men. Coach Crabb is in the process of moving “Mountains” as he is striving to become a collegiate coach one day.
Coach Crabb is currently the Varsity Quarterbacks Coach & Passing Game Coordinator for TC Williams HS, “Remember The Titans”. He is looking forward to implementing the same things he did at Hayfield, where he was instrumental in Hayfield winning their conference and averaging over 37 points per game and the same techniques and tactics he used at Lake Braddock Secondary, 2013 District Champions and who averaged 42 points per game and over 300 yards of passing offense.
Coach Crabb played college football at Morgan State University. He continued his playing in Darmstadt Germany where started as the QB and was a team Captain for the Darmstadt Raiders. Coach Crabb’s love affair with sports, specifically football, has led him to a daily grind of learning as much as he can about the game. Coach Crabb has coached all facets of the game of football and he has coached at the youth, semi-pro and high school.
Coach’s desire to be a better QB Coach lead him to Darin Slack’s National Football Academies; which he realizes that this was nothing but God. Coach is very grateful and he thanks God for allowing him to meet all the gentlemen mentioned above and all the coaches at National Football Academies.
Coach Crabb’s awards include: 1986 & 1987 Academic All American, 1996 EFL Semi Pro Football Defensive Coordinator of the Year and 2102 Fairfax Nike’s Youth Coach of The Year, Good Conduct Medal, Operation Enduring Freedom Campaign Medal, Joint Meritorious Service Medal and several other military awards.
Coach Crabb thanks God for a wonderful spouse who is allowing him to chase to his passion. He knows through faith, he will move “Mountains” and in the future he will be a college coach. Until then, he will continue to be content with where God has him and do his best to impact young men lives and the lives he comes into contact with.
Coach Crabb knows “Through him all things are possible!”
The most powerful and predictable people-builders are praise and encouragement. -excerpts from the Treasure of Quotes by Brian Tracy