Paul had a vision for providing a sports performance
and fitness facility 10 years ago as an athlete in high
school and had a vision to provide elite level training to
people that normally do not have access to it whether it
be financial or geographical. Paul was an active athlete
throughout high school being a part of 2 State Championship Golf Teams as
well as playing American Legion baseball. Paul went on to Appalachian State
University where he graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration
with a major in Health Care Management. Paul also participated in
both Mountaineer Club Baseball and Golf while at Appalachian State. Paul
is a certified Speed and Agility Specialist, Youth Fitness Specialist and Youth
Paul currently is Strength and Conditioning Coach for Catawba Valley Community
College Baseball. He also served as an Assistant Coach there in the program’s
inaugural year where the team reached a national ranking of 14th in
the program’s first year. Paul also is the Speed Coach at Bandy’s High School
working with the Football, Baseball and Softball teams. Paul has worked with
elite athletes of all levels from Division II to the Professional ranks.
Paul, alongside Brent Johnson created the Athlete movement rating, which
is utilized in their facility to help grade and access athletes on movement
performance. Both coaches are currently working towards bringing this outstanding
evaluation tool to facilities and coaches around the world.
Paul also serves as the Director of Sports Performance at the Dynamic Fitness
and Performance center, which he helped co-found in 2011. This is an
all-inclusive facility that not only caters to athletes of all levels, but adults
and children as well. Paul also serves as the Head Coach for Athletic Revolution
Hickory, which is the youth fitness and performance model that the
DFPC uses for kids ages 6-18.
Paul is also a devoted member of the International Youth Conditioning Association,
which is the worldwide leader in youth fitness and athletic performance.
The IYCA validates research and provides appropriate examples of
practical application for working with young athletes and youth participants
at large. The goal of the IYCA is to establish industry norms with respect to
safe, effective and clinically sound means of optimally developing injuryfree,
emotionally sound and functionally gifted young athletes and participants.
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