Zan is from Vero Beach, FL. She was a four-time State Champion at Vero Beach High School for coach Shannon Dean, a two-time All-American and played club for Stickbenders in Florida while in High School. She played three years at Virginia Tech as an attacker. While there, she was rookie of the year her freshman year and graduated in May 2019 with a degree in Human Development and a minor in psychology and sociology. She moved to Charlotte in August of 2019 and started coaching for the Stars in the fall of 2020.