Paul has spent most of his adult life in Stevens Point earning his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from UW-Stevens Point. During his undergrad he majored in physical education and minored in adventure education. After he earned his undergrad he then worked as the graduate assistant in PEAT while earning his Master's in Education – General. During his graduate studies, Paul focused on areas of health education and adapted physical education. Paul plans to begin a doctoral program within the next three years.
Paul currently lives in Plover with his wife Vicky and two dogs, Bubba and Lambeau. He is an avid hunter and fisherman, and enjoys spending his summers on the baseball diamond playing for the BABA league team – the Plover Pterodactyls.