Coach Crank returns to Barstow Community College after playing for the Vikings during the 2013 and 14 seasons.
While at Barstow, Crank earned All Conference honors as a pitcher and signed a NCAA Division I scholarship, playing his junior year at the University of North Dakota. After some budget cuts that saw the UND baseball program get cut, Crank continued his playing career and earned his Bachelors Degree at NAIA Powerhouse University of Antelope Valley.
While at UAV, Coach Crank helped lead the Pioneers to the 2018 NAIA World Series as their closer.
Crank heads up the Pitching Staff and Strength and Conditioning. Crank brings a lot of knowledge in pitching and expertise on pitching as well as connects great with the players. Coach Crank has his degree in health and fitness and is working towards his CSCS certification.
"We are extremely blessed to have Coach Crank join the staff. He not only brings a a tremendous amount of knowledge, but a work ethic and commitment that is unmatched. Having played here and knowing what it takes to be successful and play at the highest levels of college baseball, I believe he will instill that deminer into our team and pitching staff. He is a great addition and he will do great things." - Coach Walker