- Christy Crook
- Guard, Defensive Tackle
- Years Experience
- American Fork, UT
Christy Crook was born in Payson, Utah and has spent the majority of her life living around the Utah and Salt Lake Vallies. She was born with a sunny disposition and is the oldest of 8 children with 3 sisters and 4 brothers. Christy started out as a young girl trying different after school activities and decided that ballet and fluffy costumes were not her thing but she loved being outside and playing with her siblings and friends. She was very involved in her high school band participating in seven different ones including, orchestra, jazz band, concert band, symphony, wind symphony, honor band, and marching band in American Fork and marched in the Fiesta Bowl parade. Christy attributes her love of football to playing with the neighborhood boys while growing up and also played softball and volleyball at church activities and in the city league.
Anyone who knows Christy will tell you that she is the biggest Pittsburgh Steelers fan in existence. While looking for a change of pace and a new passion, Christy found her love for football as more than just a spectator and has found joy in participating in this fun and physically demanding sport. She’s also loved taking part in all of her preparations including training and boot camps. Christy has been playing since 2010 and is very excited for the opportunity to be a part of the Utah Falconz. She is also very honored to have made the 2nd All-American team as a defensive tackle.
When she’s not on the field, Christy fills her time with friends and family and lives everyday full of laughter and love. Her 2 boys, Coy and Ruger are her world and she’s grateful for their positive influences every day. Along with being an amazing mother and athlete, Christy also possesses many other talents. She’s a beautiful clarinet and piano player and is skilled in many areas like fixing cars, fishing, hunting, and can put together any toy or gadget. Her awesome sense of humor can make anyone laugh and she possesses a charitable spirit, always taking care of those around her whether they are pets, friends, her boys, siblings, or her teammates. Her competitive nature has always driven her to achieve all of her goals as she’s strived to live by her favorite quote, “never give up on your dreams.”