Paul has been awarded the “Healthy School Hero” by the Action for Healthy Kids. He has been inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at Quincy University and the Illinois Track Coaches Association Hall of Fame. He was appointed to the Illinois Stakeholder and Expert Task Force for Physical Education.
In addition, Paul has made presentations across the country on Learning Readiness PE, Childhood Obesity, Physical Education Curriculum, Technology Use in Physical Education, Small-Sided Games, Brain Breaks in the classroom and active classrooms. He has done presentations in 28 states to all kinds of audiences, community groups and businesses including the President’s Council on Health, Fitness and Nutrition in Washington D.C. Paul did a presentation at a TED X Talk in Bend, Oregon in the spring of 2015. Paul traveled to Sweden to present in the Spring of 2016 in Stockholm and in Summer of 2018 when he presented in 3 cites. He presented at the National SHAPE conference in 2016. In April 2019, Paul was the keynote speaker at the International PE Conference in Barcelona, attended by 120 teachers representing 36 countries and sponsored by ECIS.