Brent Crouch enters 2013-14 in his second season as head sand volleyball coach and fifth as an indoor assistant at Saint Mary's College.
Crouch arrived in Moraga in 2008 after spending the previous six years as an assistant and head coach at various levels. In his last job, he served as the Associate Director/Recruiting Coordinator for the Skyline Juniors Volleyball Club in Dallas, Texas. He also served as the head coach for the 14-RoShamBo Girls Volleyball, part of the Skyline Club.
Before coaching in the club ranks, he served as the head coach of the men's volleyball team at San Diego City College from 2006-08. While at San Diego City College, Crouch created, developed and coached a first-year intercollegiate volleyball program, where his team finished fifth in the Pacific Coast Conference. He was also responsible in recruiting and developing two all-conference players in 2006 and 2007.
Prior to his time at San Diego City College, Crouch served as both the head coach and assistant coach for the University of Oregon's club men's volleyball team. Crouch was the head coach in 2004 and 2005, and helped the Ducks finish 15th in the nation in Division 1-AA; in 2005.
In 2008, as the head coach of the 17's for the Wave Girl's Volleyball club, his team finished third in the Open Division at the Junior Olympics, then went on to win the Southern California National Qualifier Open Division.
Prior to his coaching career, Crouch had a decorated playing career. From 2005-07 he was a AAA-rated player in the California Beach Volleyball Association. He earned a second place finish in the California Cup State Championships in Manhattan Beach, CA in 2005. He played volleyball for Texas A&M from 1993-1997, and was named the MVP of the Stephen F. Austin Tournament in 1997.
Crouch earned his bachelor's degree in history in 1998 from Texas A&M, he earned his master's in philosophy from Texas A&M in 2000, and went on to earn his Ph.D. in philosophy from Oregon in 2006.