Cruz, Paul Michael - Science

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SCIENCE & ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT
Mr. Paul Michael Cruz
Science Teacher / Head Softball Coach
(956) 580 - 5300 ext. 1187

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 30 years of teaching experience, he has taught grades Kinder-12th.  This year will be his 28th year at Sharyland High School.

He enjoys weight lifting and cycling.  He has been the Head Varsity Softball Coach for 26 years.  This short 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 16 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."