Paul Svagdis, EdD (Cand)

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology
Head Coach, Baseball

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3298
Fax: (626) 815-5084
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Paul Svagdis, EdD (Cand), 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.


  • EdD (Cand), Azusa Pacific University
  • MA, Education, Tufts University
  • BA, Economics, Tufts University

Academic Area

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
    • Department of Kinesiology


  • College Football
  • NAIA Baseball

Courses Taught

  • PE 240 – Health Education