Justin Crouse is in his first season as Florida State’s director of scouting for defense in 2022.
Crouse joined the FSU staff after five seasons as the director of player personnel at Memphis, a role he also held from 2007-10. He also has experience in personnel at the NFL level, scouting the southeast region for the New England Patriots for two years and serving as a scouting intern with the Jacksonville Jaguars, as well as administration and recruiting in the ACC and SEC. Prior to his most recent time at Memphis he spent two seasons as the offensive recruiting coordinator at UAB following one season as tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator at Iowa Western.
In 2013, Crouse was Vanderbilt’s football administrator and from 2010-11 he was coordinator of recruiting development at Ole Miss. He was a recruiting and operations assistant at Miami for one year while FSU co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Randy Shannon was head coach and spent six years as the assistant to the head coach and assistant recruiting coordinator at Arkansas.
Crouse earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Murray State in 1995.