The Hoptown Hoppers announced Thursday the first coach of the Hoppers is returning to take over the team in 2019. Grayson Crawford, who led the Hoppers to the 2012 Ohio Valley League championship and runner up finishes in 2013 and 2014, will replace Brock Moss. Crawford went 89-47 in his first stint with the Hoppers.
He also coached two season for Christian County High, going 47-35 with one 8th district championship, an 8th district runner up title and two 2nd region runner up finishes. Crawford then went to Lindsey Wilson College as an assistant, then to Murray State as an assistant and spent this past season as an assistant coach at the University of Louisiana Monroe.
WHOP’s Todd Hamilton, who serves as the Voice of the Hoppers, spoke with Crawford: