A former college, semi-pro and professional volleyball standout, Beans is in his first season as an assistant coach with the Hornets.
As a collegian at Juniata College, he helped lead the school to the Continental Volleyball Conference championship and NCAA Div. III title match, earning all-tournament honors for the conference and national tourneys that year.
Following his college career, Beans competed for the semipro Florida Wave, LVC and Chesapeake Rising Sun.
His professional career included beach and indoor stints with AVP, NVL and FIVB
As a youngster, Bean played through the USA Pipeline from age 14-20, highlighted by selection to the USA Men’s National Team. He also competed at the club level for NVVA and Tampa Bay Invaders Volleyball Club.
Beans also started the Chesapeake Elite Volleyball Academy in Annapolis, Md., where he served as the Technical Director and Recruiting Coordinator. His coaching career also includes positions at Bishop McNamara High School and Henry Wise High School, each in Upper Marlboro, Md.