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Equestrian Coaching Staff
Shelby Bonneville
Assistant Coach

A former standout on the Delaware State equestrian team, Bonneville officially joined the staff as assistant coach in October 2016. 

A native of New Windsor, Md., she competed as a rider for the Hornets from 2009-to-2013.

Bonneville successfully competed in both the Western and Hunter Seat disciplines for the Hornets. During her senior year she was appointed as captain of the Hunter Seat team.  She maintained a 3.8 grade-point average as a senior to earn National Collegiate Equestrian Association Academic All-America Second Team honors.

In 2013, Bonneville was inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma National Scholar-Athlete Honor Society.

She earned a bachelor’s in Agriculture (2013) and masters in Sports Administration (2016) from Delaware State.

Bonneville compiled a 4.0 grade-point average in her graduate studies while working as a DSU Equestrian Graduate Assistant during the 2015-2016 academic year. As a graduate assistant, she worked closely with both disciplines and played a key role in helping the Hornets post a No. 9 national regular season ranking and earning a berth in the NCEA National Championship Tournament.

Bonneville has an extensive show career, spanning from Pony Hunters as a kid, to top four in Equitation at the All-American Quarter Horse Congress (2012) and top five in Equitation at the Appaloosa World Show (2013).

Bonneville was top four in the country in Equitation for the Appaloosa Horse Club 2013 and was ninth in the nation in Non-Pro Hunter Hack for the Appaloosa Horse Club in 2015.

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Position: Assistant Coach
Hometown: New Windsor, Md.
Alma Mater: Delaware State
Graduating Year: 2013
Experience: 1st Year
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