A Chicago native, Paul has been playing and coaching high school soccer/ football/ calcio for over 3 decades. He played soccer in high school and played club ball while pursuing his music education/ jazz vocal degree at Roosevelt University. He was the JV/ Assistant Head coach for his alma mater, Holy Cross H.S. in River Grove, IL for 3 years where they won the Regional Championship in the 1996-1997 season.
From 2018-2022, Paul coached boys and girls JV teams at DSST-Montview under the tutelage of Dave Dombroski (2018-2020). During his tenure at DSST-Montview, he coached, mentored, and developed players (including keepers, let’s not forget the goalkeepers) to be mentally and physically ready and capable to play at the varsity level. Paul has and continues to play in rec leagues across the Denver metro (Toca, formerly Bladium, Apex, and South Suburban Parks & Recreation Sports Dome) when his ankle is not sprained. In his spare time, he runs Pie Society Pizza in Glendale, hikes, cooks, plays piano, auditions for TV/ Film, and naps. Paul has been married to Stephanie, THE middle school theater teacher at Skyview Academy, for the past 8 years and has 3 step-children.