Paul Templeton obtained his BSc in Exercise Science with a concentration in Physical Education teaching from Southern Connecticut State University in 2012. He is currently studying for his MSc in Sports and Entertainment Management at Southern Connecticut State University expected in spring 2019.
As a former NCAA Division II full-scholarship student-athlete, Templeton was a three-year captain and four year starter earning leading the Owls to NCAA Tournament berths in 2009 and 2010. He earned NSCAA All American and All-American Scholar Athlete Awards for his work on the field and classroom. He was also nominated as the NE-10 Conference and ECAC Conference defensive player of the year in 2010.
Presently, he serves as the current head men’s assistant coach at Southern Connecticut, combining this with roles as a Region I ODP Head Coach, Connecticut ODP Head Coach and Shoreline FC Head Coach. He holds a CT educator certificate in both physical education and school health as well as a ‘C’ License from the United States Soccer Federation.
His knowledge, skills and sports expertise make him a valuable contributor in helping guide and advise athletes to become influential leaders on and off the field. He believes in a holistic philosophy in coaching, focusing on the psycho-social aspects of development. He is passionate about coaching and leading players on their pathway through sports and education.