Paul Clavel

Paul Clavel

Director of Athletics
Masters / School Administration, Cambridge College
Bachelor of Science / Secondary Education, Old Dominion University
Athletic Office, Athletic Office - Coach

As Blair’s director of athletics, Paul Clavel ’88 oversees the School’s 30 varsity and 21 JV and thirds teams, supporting individual athletes and coaches at all levels of skill and ability. In addition to his administrative responsibilities as athletics director, Paul coaches girls’ varsity golf. During his tenure at Blair, he has also taught mathematics, served as an admission associate, dorm head, academic monitor, member of the Faculty Executive Committee and first assistant wrestling coach. Paul is a proud member of Blair’s class of 1988 who served as a prefect in East Hall, played lacrosse and wrestled, and was elected captain of the wrestling team during his 12th-grade year. He went on to complete his undergraduate work at Old Dominion University, where he wrestled and earned his BS in secondary education and mathematics teaching certification. Prior to joining Blair’s faculty in 2004, Paul taught mathematics in the Virginia public school system for more than a decade and served for six years as head wrestling coach and two years athletic director at Great Bridge Middle School in Chesapeake. He earned an MEd in school administration from Cambridge College in 2004. Paul lives on campus with his wife, Erika, an admission associate, and their two daughters, Avery ’19 and Emma ’24. In his spare time, he enjoys quality time with his family and a quick round of golf on the Blair course.

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