Crabaugh began his coaching career as pitching coach at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He was then an assistant at Ardmore High School and coached at Ada High School. Moving on to Oklahoma City University, he took his teams to ten NAIA College World Series, making the championship game each year from 2002-2005, winning the 2005 NAIA College World Series. He set a NAIA record with 73 wins in 2004. His clubs have produced Freddy Sanchez and Joe Bisenius most notably.
In 2003, Crabaugh was named the NAIA Coach of the Year by the American Baseball Coaches Association. In 2005, Rawlings named him the NAIA Coach of the Year.
He is a member of the NAIA Hall of Fame.
Source: OCU bio