Greg Paulus is in his second season as the men’s basketball head coach for Niagara University. Paulus was the recipient of the 2019-20 Joe B. Hall National Coach of the Award which is presented annually to the top first-year coach in NCAA Division I college basketball.


Paulus had a successful four-year playing career at Duke (2005-09) where he was a two-time captain and played on four NCAA Tournament teams. Paulus played on the Syracuse football team in 2009 where he was the starting quarterback and captain.


A native of Syracuse, N.Y., Greg and his wife, Megan, have a son named Preston and a daughter named Whitney.

  • Narrator Greg Paulus
  • Position Head Coach
  • Team Niagara Purple Eagles - Niagara University
  • Hometown Syracuse, New York
  • Birthdate July 3, 1986
  • Height 6' 1"
  • Favorite Book Mindset by Carol Dweck
  • Favorite Basketball Player Michael Jordan
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