Cruz, Paul Michael - CTE

Forensic Science &  CTE Department
Mr. Paul Michael Cruz
Science Teacher / RGV West All-Star Softball Coach
(956) 580 - 5300 ext. 1187
400 Bldg RM 404

Mr. Cruz graduated from University of Texas Pan American with a bachelor of arts degree. His major is kinesiology with a biology minor.  Prior to teaching he had 12 years experience in retail business.  During his 32 years of teaching experience, he has taught grades Kinder-12th.  This year will be his 31th year at Sharyland High School.

He enjoys weight lifting and cycling.  He served as the Head Varsity Softball Coach for 25 years.  During the 2020 softball season he did surpassed 400 Career Wins.  He is one of only three coaches in the Rio Grande Valley to achieve this milestone.  He has been asked to coach the Rio Grande Valley All Star West Softball Team for 17 years in a row.  Mr. Cruz believes the only place that success comes before work is in the dictionary.

His favorite scientific quote is "Adapt or Die."