Clarksville, Ark.-Shannon Vivian has been named the assistant men's and women's tennis coach at the University of the Ozarks, it was announced by Athletics Director Jimmy Clark.
Vivian, a native of Raleigh, N.C., spent the last four seasons playing at Methodist University in Fayetteville, N.C., where she finished her career as the school’s all-time leader in singles (67) and doubles (65) wins. She earned USA South First Team All-Conference and earned USA South All-Tournament Team honors in 2009. She ended her senior campaign ranked 14th in the Atlantic South Region in doubles. She posted a 18-2 singles record this past season and finished with a 19-1 doubles record. She was team Most Valuable Player in 2007 and 2009. She finished her career as a four-time All-Conference performer.
Vivian served as a camp counselor and instructor at the North Carolina State University Tennis Camp for four years. She is a USPTA Certified Tennis Professional.
She received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Methodist.