She was a former member of the Saskatchewan provincial team program and the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. As a university player, she was selected as both a Canada West and Canadian All-Star. She has served as a Provincial Team Coach from 1992 through 1994 as well as coaching with one of the top girls club teams in the province. In 1996 she helped her co-ed team win another National Title for Saskatchewan. She is also an active volleyball official. Crystal is a very experience camp coach.