Long-time high school and club coach Brandon Crisp is in his third year as an assistant men's volleyball coach at USC, the first 2 as a volunteer and now as a fulltime coach.
He also spent the fall of 2005 as the technical coordinator (video and computer analysis) for the USC women's team.
He also spent 2004 as the girls' varsity head coach at Hart High in Newhall (Calif.).
He also has served as a club level coach. He was the girls' 16 coach for the Santa Clarita Volleyball Club in Saugus (Calif.) in 1997 and 1998. He then has spent the past 8 years (1999-2006) with the Santa Monica Beach Club team, working with the girls' teams (ages 12, 14, 16 and 17).
Crisp, 28, came to USC in 2003 after serving as the head boys' varsity coach and girls' junior varisty at Notre Dame High in Sherman Oaks (Calif.) for 2 seasons (2002-03).
Before that, he was the junior varsity girls' coach at Chaminade High in West Hills (Calif.) in 1998, the freshman girls' coach at Louisville High in Woodland Hills (Calif.) in 1999 and the junior varsity girls' and boys' coach at Calabasas (Calif.) High in 2000-01.
In the summer of 2003, he served as a coach at the USC, Oklahoma and Arizona volleyball camps. In the summer of 2005, he coached at the USC, Pepperdine and UC San Diego volleyball camps.
After attending College of the Canyons Junior College in Valencia (Calif.), he currently is enrolled at USC and is working on his bachelor's degree in kinesiology.
He prepped at Hart High in Newhall (Calif.), where he starred in volleyball. He also played on various club teams, including the Northridge Juniors that competed in the 1996 Junior Olympics.
Born July 5, 1977, he is single.