Abby (Scheel) Crowser is in her fourth season as head coach of the Spartan volleyball team. A Fergus Falls native and a graduate of Hillcrest Lutheran Academy in Fergus Falls, she earned a bachelor's degree in exercise science and minors in nutrition and coaching at Concordia College in Moorhead.
As a student athlete at Concordia, Crowser twice received All-Conference honors in volleyball and also was selected All Region and All American her senior year. During her 4 years of playing volleyball at Concordia, her team was always ranked in the top #25 in the nation and posted the programs best season ever in 2006 with a record of 25-2 overall, 11-0 in the MIAC, MIAC Conference Champions and also had the programs highest ever ranking of being #3 in the nation.
In the last 3 years of coaching at M State, Crowser’s volleyball teams have made the Regional Tournament every year as well as a Regional runner up award in 2016. The 2016 season marked one of the best volleyball seasons in program history with a 27-4 record that included a 21 game winning streak. Crowser was also named the MCAC Southern Division Coach of the Year in 2016.
Before coaching at M State, Crowser had extensive experience coaching at volleyball camps around Minnesota and North Dakota, coaching teams with Junior Olympic volleyball and she was the assistant volleyball coach at Hillcrest Lutheran Academy for two years. Coach Crowser and her husband, Brandon, live in Fergus Falls with their two children, daughter Emery and son Jack.