Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of International Studies, University of Wollongong

Paul is one of our most enthusiastic coaches who is loved by students and parents alike for the way he puts 100% into every single one of his classes.

Attending Caringbah Selective School, Paul was involved in theatre and musical theatre at school. He has extensive experience working with children, having previously worked as a swimming coach and a Senior Patrol Leader with his local Russian Scouts group.

Paul became heavily involved in debating and public speaking when he began studying at the University of Wollongong, undertaking a Bachelor of Laws and International Studies. Although Paul had a later start in the debating world than some, he has made up for lost time, representing his university in prestigious competitions such as the Australian intervarsity Debating Championships and the Australasian Debating Championships. He is an experienced adjudicator, judging for the Arts Unit and was notably selected to judge the finals of the Premier's Debating Challenge and the Sutherland Shire Public Speaking and Debating Competition Grand Finals. In 2021 Paul also judged the Grand Final of the National University Debating Championships.

Paul’s sunny personality ensures his classrooms are always fun to be in, and his debating experience guarantees there is plenty of leaning too!