Arielle Shuren Joins Hofstra Tennis Staff
Hempstead, NY – Hofstra University head coach Richard Sipala today announced the discontinuation of Ariel Shuren as an assistant coach for both the men’s and women’s programs. Shuren, a four-year letter winner at the University of Delaware, brings a wealth of tennis knowledge and coaching experience to Pride.
Shuren joined Hofstra after spending time as an assistant coach at St. John’s women’s tennis program. Before that, she was a volunteer assistant trainer at Rutgers University.
“I’m happy to have Arielle at Hofstra,” said coach Sipala. “She is an accomplished player and an excellent coach. I look forward to her work with our student-athletes.”
A 2018 University of Delaware graduate, Shuren played in both first singles and doubles, winning many honors in the process. She has won numerous CAA Player of the Week awards, won doubles championships at the Navy and Saint Joseph’s Invitationals, and was a singles and doubles competitor at the ITA Atlantic Regional.
Shuren has also competed in several Women’s Tennis Association tour events and won the Mount Vernon Mixed Doubles Title with partner Daniel Piludo. In 2022, Shuren was selected as one of six women to represent Team USA at the International Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem, Israel. She reached the quarterfinals in women’s singles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles at the event.
In teaching, Shuren was on the CAA Commissioner’s Academic Honors List as a major in Health and Behavior Science with a minor in Health, Physical Activity and Disability. She then earned a master’s degree in clinical exercise physiology from Delaware. Shuren uses her unique scientific training methods to bring out the best in the student-athletes she trains.
A certified instructor and member of the Professional Tennis Registry, Shuren has spent many years coaching high-performing junior players and has been an instructor at West Point Military Academy and Van Der Meer Tennis Academy in Hilton Head, South Carolina. She was also the director of tennis at Spring Lake Camp in New Jersey. Shuren currently trains several WTA touring professionals and has worked as a high performance fitness coach at Magnus Potential in New Jersey. She did internships with the United States Tennis Association and Titus Sports Academy. In addition, Shuren has worked as a clinical exercise physiologist in cardiac rehabilitation for Northwell Health.