Recently graduating from UCSC in the spring of 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Paul joins the UC coaching staff after a successful career playing for the Banana Slugs. As team captain, he set the Slugs to a CVC conference championship and a national tournament bid in the spring of 2012. Paul also managed to become first-team All CVC, team MVP and second-team AVCA All-American during his play.
Paul also led a successful club career winning bronze medals in Open division 16&U and 18&U Junior Olympics with Orange Coast Volleyball Club and Balboa Bay Volleyball Club. Prior to transferring to UCSC, Paul played junior college ball for the Orange Coast Pirates in Costa Mesa, Ca. While a pirate, Paul captained his 2010 team to the state finals while also earning the honors of student-athlete of the year.