Areli began playing at the age of nine in an all boys team then later joined the Brooklyn Knights, an all girls team. Areli competed as a midfielder at the collegiate level, playing for Monroe College in New Rochelle, NY for two years and later transferring to Barry University, a D2 program in Miami, Florida.
Areli started coaching in 2016 and is a coach who is passionate about teaching the sport to young players. She has coached players as young as three years old to fourteen years old. She has also trained players entering their first year of college ball to help them with the transition.
Areli currently coaches at Asphalt Green.