My Name: Amy Crawford
Team: Middle School – Local
Gold Medal Squared
14 Bronze 2014-2015
14 Bronze 2015-2016
14 Silver 2016-2017
MS Local 2018-2019
Scarborough High School (2003-2007)
-My freshman year was the first year Scarborough High School had a team: 30 girls, 3 squads, and one awesomely dedicated coach, Ms. King, SHS gym teacher.
-Captain and MVP 2006-2007
University of Maine Club Team (2007-2011)
-Vice President 2009-2010
MSVBA member (2010-current)
Women’s Rating Committee member 2018-current
I am so excited to be coaching the Middle School Local Team this season! I absolutely love working with this age group and enjoy focusing on improving skills while also having fun!
Even though we won’t be going to big tournaments like Winterfest or NERVA, we’ll still keep it focused and competitive through drills and games. I’m excited to see these girls stay involved in the sport of volleyball through Maine Junior’s MS Local team and continue playing at their own middle and high schools in the future!
Why I Love Coaching:
I have always loved working with kids and playing volleyball, so sharing my passion for the sport with them in my spare time is especially fun and rewarding. I love seeing the individual players change and grow over the course of a season and see the girls come together as a team to play their best and have fun doing it at the same time! I have a hard time containing my excitement on the bench and love to see the girls play aggressively and be successful out on the court, win or lose. I believe that trying your best, making mistakes and having a positive attitude are the keys to learning and success!
My Day Job:
I went to the University of Maine in Orono and graduated in 2011 with a degree in Psychology. I work for Woodford’s Family Services as a Children’s Case Manager/Social Worker. I have worked in various mental health and educational settings with children with developmental and intellectual disabilities since 2010 and I absolutely love what I do every day. I am also a part-time student at USM, working towards my Master’s degree in Social Work to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker!
Go Red Storm!
Other Info To Share:
I’m left-handed and I have a parakeet named Chipper :]