In 2019 Crawford was apart of Concordia's first school's No. 1 ranking in the National according to Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) DII poll. CUI was ranked in the top 15 the entire season and also clinching back-to-back PacWest Conference Championships. The team also finished 2019 regular season 44-6 overall with a 30-3 PacWest record. Finishing up with 30 wins in league play, the second-most in PacWest history. The team also finished its historic season 47-8 overall.
Crawford is a native of Mission Viejo. He lettered in three sports at Mission Viejo High school before graduating and playing football at Saddleback and Mid America Nazarene University in Olathe Kansas. Crawford received both his undergraduate and teaching credentials at Mid America Nazarene University and has recently finished his Masters in Administration from the University of Missouri Last spring.