After taking the reins in 2010, Coach Crumb has built a destination program for women’s community college basketball. Under Crumb's leadership, the Pirates have qualified for the NWAC Basketball Championship Tournament ten straight years, winning the program's first-ever championship in 2015 and earning second place finishes in 2016 and 2022. Coach Crumb has also had an outstanding track record of moving her players on to the next level. Crumb, a Port Angeles native, began her college playing and coaching career following an outstanding career as a Port Angeles Roughrider. She played two years for the Pirates, leading them to Peninsula’s first division championship in women’s basketball in 2005, when she set a school record for assists. She went on to play at Western Oregon University where she got her Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature. She returned to Peninsula as an assistant coach under Julie Stewart and was then promoted to the head coaching position in 2009. In 2014, Crumb received her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership. In addition to coaching the Pirates, Crumb works as the College’s Athletic Success Coordinator.
Assistant Coach Gabi Fenumiai
Former Pirate standout Gabi Fenumiai returns for her third year as the Pirate women’s assistant coach. Gabi was a two year assistant coach for the women’s basketball program at Columbia Basin College in Pasco before returning back to Peninsula. Coach Fenumiai was a two-year All North Region pick and a member of the 2015 Pirate women’s team that won the only NWAC championship in Peninsula College women’s basketball history. She also hold two rebounding records that still stand today. She went on to break scoring records at Evergreen State College where she holds the single-game record of 36 points and the field goal shooting record of 56 percent. She was named first-team all conference as a Geoduck. Coach Fenumiai earned her Bachelor’s degree in Education.
Assistant Coach Mike Knowles
Coach Knowles enters his tenth year as an assistant under his former player Alison Crumb. Knowles is well known in the community and the region for his extensive work as a basketball coach and mentor. He has more the 30 years of experience in both girls and boys basketball at Port Angeles High School where he coached Alison Crumb, and a host of other outstanding former Pirate players. Additionally coach Knowles is a retired Mathematics teacher at Port Angeles High School.