Name: Taylor Crabb
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Beach Volleyball
Height: 6-0
Birthplace: Honolulu
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
High School: Punahou High School (2010)
College: Long Beach State (2014 American studies)
World Championship Experience
  • 2019 Beach World Championships (tied for 9th with Jake Gibb)
Other Career Highlights
  • Finished 2019 by winning the FIVB four-star in Chetumal, Mexico with Jake Gibb
  • Crabb/Gibb was the top-ranked U.S. pair and eighth overall at the end of 2019
  • Made his professional beach debut at the 2011 Hermosa Beach Wide Open tournament with brother, Trevor, finishing 49th
  • Was an AVCA First-Team All-American playing indoor at Long Beach State and the 2013 AVCA National Player of the Year
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  • In 2019, Crabb/ Gibb competed in 11 FIVB events. They won the four--star in Chetumal and finished fourth at the World Tour Finals in Rome. They also won the NORCECA Tour Final in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic
  • Team played in six domestic AVP events, winning in Huntington Beach, Austin, Chicago and Waikiki
  • In 2018, Crabb and Gibb competed in 10 FIVB events, finishing fourth at five-star in Gtaad and fifth at five-star in Vienna and four-star in Las Vegas.
  • Crabb and Gibb won 2018 AVP Tour events in Seattle and Chicago. Finished second in Austin, New York and Manhattan Beach. Finished third in Hermosa Beach
  • In 2017, partnered with Olympian Jake Gibb. Duo finished fifth on three occasions on the FIVB World Tour; won two domestic AVP Tour stops
  • Best FIVB World Tour finishes between 2015-16 were ninth place, which he did four times with brother Trevor
  • Between 2015-16 on the NORCECA Tour, has three gold, one silver and two bronze, all with his brother Trevor
  • Made his international and FIVB debut at the 2015 Xiamen Open, finishing ninth with Trevor. Entered through qualification and were seeded 29th
  • Did not play in 2014, but has played on the AVP Tour since 2013; between 2013-2016 has three silver and six bronze on the domestic tour
  • First career beach event at the 2011 Wide Open Hermosa Beach tournament, finishing 49th with brother Trevor
  • Four-year letterwinner at Long Beach State, two-time All-American and the 2013 AVCA National Player of the Year
  • Member of the USAV Indoor Men's Junior National Team that advanced to the semifinals in Brazil at the 2011 FIVB Men's Junior World Championship
  • Member of the 2010 Men's Junior National Team that won the NORCECA Continental Championship in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
  • Was a member of the Boys' Youth National Team that finished 10th at the FIVB Boys' Youth World Championship in Italy in 2009
Personal: Graduated from Long Beach State in 2014 with a degree in American studies... Brother Trevor is also a professional beach volleyball player and is making a run at the 2020 Olympic Games with partner Tri Bourne... Mother competed in gymnastics at Southern Connecticut University... Cousin Lindsey Berg was on the U.S. Women's 2004 and 2008 National Volleyball Teams... Uncle Tony Crabb was assistant coach with 1984 Olympic Volleyball Team that won the gold medal in Los Angeles