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Paul Svagdis, M.A.

Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science
Head Coach, Baseball
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3298
Fax: (626) 815-5084
Paul Svagdis, M.A., came to Azusa Pacific after spending three seasons at Tufts University as a graduate assistant coach for the baseball and football programs, and six seasons as the head baseball coach and assistant football coach at Pomona-Pitzer, an NCAA Division III institution in Claremont, California. Paul lives in Glendora, California, with his wife, Catherine, and two children, Emma and Dominic. He is involved in the community through many youth baseball programs and hosts the Cougar 212 Baseball youth summer camps every June. Learn more about Paul in his APU coach profile.


  • Ed.D. (in progress), Azusa Pacific University
  • M.A., Education, Tufts University
  • B.A., Economics, Tufts University


School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences

  • Department of Exercise and Sport Science


  • College Football
  • NAIA Baseball

Courses Taught

  • PE 240 – Health Education