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Coaching Staff

Beth Ann Wilson

Head Coach
Alma Mater: William & Mary, 1989
Years at Marymount: 21
E-Mail: beth.wilson@marymount.edu
Phone: (703) 284-3834

Beth Ann Wilson is in her 21st season as the head coach of the Marymount University women’s volleyball program. Named the Capital Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 2004 and 2006, she has acquired a 325-348 career record with the Saints.

Since 1993, the program has recorded 10 seasons over .500 and eight 20 win seasons. Her 2012 campaign set a program mark for victories with 26 including her 300th career win in the Saints’ opening day victory over Mt. Aloysius at the Virginia Wesleyan Tournament.

Under her Wilson’s leadership, Marymount has had 28 all-CAC selections, one CAC Rookie of the Year, three AVCA All-Region Selections and two Honorable Mention All-Americans. Two of her former players, Suzanne Dougherty and Chris Ann Becki, are in the Marymount Athletics Hall of Fame. In 2006, the program celebrated their most successful season at that time with a 24-9 record, a CAC regular season championship and the team's first ever NCAA regional ranking.

Wilson began her volleyball career as a high school player in San Diego, Calif. She was named the 2A California Interscholastic Federation Player of the Year in 1985 while at La Jolla High School. She continued playing at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va. In college, she was a two-year captain and all-conference selection her junior and senior seasons. She received her B.A. in Religion in 1989.

Off the court, Wilson and her husband Donald have three children and live close to Marymount's campus in Arlington.

Victor Troyan

Assistant Coach
Years at Marymount: 5
Phone: (703) 284-3834

Victor Troyan is in his fifth year as an assistant coach at Marymount, bringing more than 17 years of high school and club experience with both women and men to the sidelines. In addition to his duties with the Saints, he is currently coaching the Eclipse team in NOVA Volleyball.

Prior to his time with Marymount he was the boys' club volleyball head coach at Langley High School and with the Boys' 16 team with the NVVA Volleyball program. He was at Bishop Ireton as the head varsity coach for six years and then another year as a volunteer coach with Ireton's varsity and junior varsity teams.

Troyan also has experience with the Girls' 16 team with the Metro American Volleyball Club (formerly Asics Metro Volleyball Club) and working as an assistant with the Metro of Maryland 16s developmental team.

Troyan received his Level I coaching accreditation from the University of Maryland in 1997. He also has attended the Gold Medal Squared Coaching clinic in 2007, 2005 and 2003. Troyan is USAV Impact Certified. He also remains a player of the sport, with seven years on the Men's A team as a middle blocker and defensive specialist and the last four years as an outside hitter and libero on the Men's BB squad.

Johannah Zabal

Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: Marymount, 2006
Years at Marymount: 4
Phone: (703) 284-3834
Johannah Zabal is in her fourth season as an assistant coach with the Marymount University women’s volleyball team. A defensive specialist for the Saints from 2005-06, her teams finished second in the Capital Athletic Conference twice while winning the 2006 regular season title.

Zabal earned her B.S. in Health Promotion Management from MU after a two-year playing career at Catonsville Community College. She is a certified personal trainer (NSCA-CPT) and certified strength and conditioning specialist (NSCA-CSCS) and will oversee all strength and conditioning for the squad. She has also coached for numerous camps and clinics throughout the area.

Away from Marymount, Zabal is currently a personal trainer at Washington Sports Club in Alexandria, Va.