Beverly Biancur enters her tenth season as head women’s soccer coach at North Carolina Wesleyan College. A product of Radford University, Biancur boasts over 20 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. Additionally, Biancur’s tenure has seen her coordinate the team’s 2010 and 2015 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.