Athletics Staff

Paul Carrozza

Cross Country Program Head
Swimming & Diving Program Head
Track and Field Program Head
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COACHING EXPERIENCE
1989 - Present
Head Track, Cross Country, Basketball Coach at St. Stephens High School
Head Swim Coach at Travis County
Head Swim Coach and Founder of Barton Creek Country Club Swim Team
Swim Coach at University of Texas, Longhhorn Aquatics
Assistant Coach at University of Texas Track and Field and Cross Country.
Athletic Director, Metropolitan Club, Austin, Texas
Coached Shiela Carrozza to a USA Team slot in 1993 World Championships
 
BUSINESS CONSULTING  
2013 – Present
Business Development, Strategy, NS Road Mapping from concept to reality. Introductions to Key People. Clients include NLand Surf Park (Coors Family), Wondersign, Adidas, Boneshaker Project, Leo Manzano.  

Owner RunTex, INC., Austin, TX

1988 - 2013
Developed and built a retail business from the ground floor to one of the world's largest stores devoted exclusively to running.  The hub of Austin's running community with an estimated 30,000 avid runners for 20 plus years.  RunTex was awarded the honor of Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation of the Year in 2000.  Runner's World voted RunTex the number one Running Store in the country.

Founder of RunTex University in 1989.  Provides coaching and programs for the beginner to the elite athlete with programs for walkers to marathoners.  

Founder of RunTex Events
RunTex produced over 100 races per year and raises over 5 million annually for some 80 charities in Austin.  

Founder and Producer of Motorola/Freescale/ATT Austin Marathon

Founder and Producer, RunTex Marathon Kids 

Founder and Producer, Willie Nelson's 10k for Farm Aid 

Founder of RunTex Carrozza Foundation

Footwear Editor, National Sports Network
2004-2005
 
FOOTWEAR EDITOR, RUNNERS WORLD MAGAZINE
1997 – 2003      
 
SPA DIRECTOR, SPORTS AND FITNESS DIRECTOR, BARTON CREEK COUNTRY CLUB
1986 – 1991

Past Boards Member Positions

Co-Chair, Governor’s Fitness Council
Member, President’s Council on Fitness and Sports, Executive Committee member
Chair of Austin, Texas Mayor’s Council on Fitness
Chairman of the Board Shoes for Austin
Chairman of the Board Austin Marathon Foundation
Chair, Small Business Division, Austin Chamber of Commerce
Interim Executive Director, Boneshaker Project
 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

People’s Community Clinic, Neal Kocurek Award for Community Service in the Area of Health, 2006
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation of the Year, 2000
Hall of Fame, Butte College
Hall of Fame, Paradise High School
Austin Under 40 Award, 1998
NCAA All-American 1500 Meters, 1985
NCAA National Track and Field, 1985
Outstanding Male Athlete, Butte College, 1982
Outstanding Male Athlete, Paradise High School, 1980
 

EDUCATION

B.S., Abilene Christian University, 1985 Cum Laude

  

 
 
 
                                                                       
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