North Carolina Wesleyan College

Rocky Mount, NC 27804
North Carolina Southeast
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Beverly Biancur

Beverly Biancur enters her 11th season as head women’s soccer coach at North Carolina Wesleyan College. A product of Radford University, Biancur boasts over 25 years of coaching experience at the collegiate, high school, and club levels.


Since joining NCWC in 2007, Biancur has made notable improvements in the Bishops' recruiting efforts. The 2014 season, in fact, was her most successful at at the helm of the program, guiding Wesleyan to a 10-6-3 overall record and leading the team to its first USA South semifinal appearance in over a decade. Just two seasons later in 2016, Biancur matched the 2014 campaign with another 10 victories, which included a tenure-best nine USA South wins. Off the field, Biancur's NCWC career has seen her coordinate the team's 2010, 2015, and 2018 International soccer tours.


“It is my personal belief that recruiting, player development, and student-athlete academic success are the groundwork to building a successful intercollegiate women’s soccer program,” says Biancur.


Biancur has developed a diverse and successful coaching background, having worked with three colleges, three high schools, and over twenty club teams -- six of which competed internationally. She came to Wesleyan after a three-year stint as assistant coach at Roanoke College in Virginia, where she also served as head coach for the Roanoke Star U17/18 and U15 premier teams.


After concluding her collegiate playing career at Radford, Biancur received her degree in Sports Medicine in 1987 and began focusing on a health and safety career while continuing her coaching aspirations. Educationally, she has instructed courses for the American Red Cross, National Parks and Recreation, and National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), for which she is also a current associate national staff member. Biancur received her National Athletic Trainer Certification in 2004, and her other certifications include an NSCAA National Diploma (1999), Advanced National Diploma (2000), and Premier Diploma (2003).


In addition to her coaching duties, Biancur coordinates the strength and conditioning efforts of all of Wesleyan’s female athletes. She considers it a honor to continue building on the strong tradition of Bishop soccer, as well as helping to improve the quality of women’s athletics as a whole.

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Erica Keil

Erica Keil enters her second season with the N.C. Wesleyan women's soccer program after joining the Battling Bishops in May of 2016 as a full-time assistant. Prior to Wesleyan, Keil enjoyed a successful two-year coaching stint at Wesley College, where she worked primarily with goalkeepers from both the Wolverine men's and women's programs.


Keil is a 2014 graduate of Virginia Wesleyan College with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis on Special and Elementary Education. As a student-athlete, she was a three-time All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference selection at goalkeeper, earning First Team All-Conference honors as a junior in 2012, as well as Second Team All-VaSID and All-Region accolades.


Her collegiate career with the Marlins saw Keil record 122 saves and 16 shutouts, allowing just 22 goals in nearly 3,100 minutes of action for a 0.64 goals against average. She helped VWC earn three straight NCAA Tournament berths from 2010 to 2012.


Keil also has several years of coaching experience, working with teams from U-7 through the high school level, as well as assisting with the North Jersey Valkaries, the Soccer Plus Goalkeeping Academy, and The Keeper Institute. The Wayne, N.J. native has a National License from the NSCAA, as well as Advanced National Goalkeeper certification. She is slated to earn her USSF D License in June of 2016.

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Frankie Taal

Frankie Taal enters his 14th season with the North Carolina Wesleyan men's soccer program and seventh as the squad's head coach. He hails from Bethany College in West Virginia, where he served two seasons as head women's soccer coach. The Gambia, West Africa native graduated from Bethany in 1998 with a bachelor's degree in Political Science.


A veteran of Bethany College soccer, Coach Taal spent over a decade around the men's and women's programs. As a collegiate player, he was a two-time PAC All-Conference selection and was a member of the Bison's 1994 Division III National Championship team. Following the completion of his career, he moved to the sidelines as an assistant for the men's team. During that time, Bethany won five PAC titles and earned five berths into the NCAA tournament.


Taal's Wesleyan tenure as both an assistant and a head coach has seen the Bishops turn in a 170-73-25 overall record, including four regular season USA South Championships, two USA South Tournament Championships, four NCAA Tournament berths, and two NCAA Sweet 16 appearances.


The 2011 season, his first as head coach, saw NCWC go 7-5-7 overall and earn runner-up finishes in the USA South Regular Season and Tournament Championships. Taal helped coach nine players to All-Conference accolades that season, while six Bishops garnered Academic All-Conference recognition. In 2014, the veteran coach guided the Bishops to a 13-6-1 overall record and the second USA South Tournament semifinal appearance of his tenure.


Most recently in 2016, Taal enjoyed his best season at the helm of the program with a 14-6 overall record and his first regular season league title. Individually, he coached freshman Baboucarr Njie to Rookie of the Year accolades as one of eight Bishops to garner All-Conference honors. He also had two players, A.J. Wadda and Drew Wiltse, earn All-Region recognition.


In addition to his coaching duties, Taal also serves as the Department of Athletics' Gameday Supervisor. He currently resides in Rocky Mount.

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Zack MacDougall

Zack MacDougall enters his first season as assistant coach with the N.C. Wesleyan men's soccer program. He joins the Battling Bishops after a successful five-year coaching stint with his alma mater, Randolph College.


MacDougall enjoyed a solid collegiate career with the Wildcats, where he was a member of the Randolph's inaugural program. He helped build the Wildcats into a contender in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference as a two-year captain, earning ODAC All-Conference, All-Tournament, and Academic All-Conference honors as a senior midfielder in 2010. MacDougall went on to complete his B.A. in History in the spring of 2011.


After serving one season as assistant varsity and head JV coach at Richlands High School (N.C.), MacDougall re-joined the WildCats in 2012 for his first season on the sidelines as an assistant coach. His five seasons on staff saw Randolph earn the 2013 ODAC Regular Season Championship and a pair of national rankings (2012, 2013). Additionally, the Wildcats were ranked regionally in the Atlantic South in each of those years (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016). In the process, MacDougall had the privalege of coaching numerous players to All-Conference, All-Region, and All-American status while gaining valuable experience in day-to-day operations and recruiting. His tenure also saw him complete his Master's degree in Secondary Education at Randolph in 2014.


MacDougall's additional experience includes serving two seasons as the head women's coach at Rustburg High School (Va.), where he was named the Seminole District Girls Coach of the Year in 2016 after producing the first winning season in program history. He also has a wealth of camp experience at various levels of play.


MacDougall currently holds his NSCAA National License and USSF "E" licensure.

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