Dedicated to the positive development of youth through sports, Paul served as head basketball coach in Minnesota for the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU)—one of the largest non-profit, volunteer sports organizations in the US—and led his team to win the Division II State Championship in 1999.

He also served as head coach for high school boys’ basketball at Gervais High School and presently at Riverdale High School. Paul was named West Valley League Coach of the Year in 2012 and Northwest League Coach of the Year in 2013.