Paul is in his second season with the Big Green, after joining the staff in the summer of 2011. Prior to coming to Dartmouth, he was the head coach at Saint Michael's College.
In his eight years at Saint Michael's, Schimoler guided the Purple Knights to a 61-54 record (.530) and a 47-31 mark (.603) in Northeast-10 conference play. He was named the NEILA Division II Coach of the Year in 2011, and his team finished the season ranked 12th in the USILA Division II poll.
For the three seasons prior to joining Saint Michael's, Schimoler was an assistant coach for Division III Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, leading the Engineers to a 10-3 mark and a No. 19 national ranking in 2003.
From 1992-94 he served as an assistant coach for his alma mater, Cornell, where he helped with the recruiting effort, organized team practices, and monitored the academic and athletic development of the players.
For nearly two decades, he has been an instructor at numerous lacrosse camps throughout the country. He also co-developed and produced the lacrosse goaltending video "Peak Performance" in 1992 and that same year organized the "Stick it in Stowe" tournament.
He has extensive post-collegiate playing experience as a member of the 1990 and 1994 World Teams both of which were gold winners. He was drafted by the Boston Cannons of the Major Lacrosse League in 2001 and played club lacrosse in the USCLA where he was active in the national tournament circuit.
A 1989 graduate of Cornell, he was a four time All-Ivy and All-American selection and the Ivy League Rookie of the Year as a freshman. During his sophomore year the Big Red were crowned Ivy League Champions and were NCAA Division I runners-up in 1987 and 1988. In his final campaign he was named Ivy League Player of the Year and was selected to the North-South team.
Schimoler holds the Division I record for most saves in an NCAA Tournament (85, in 1988). He was inducted into the Cornell Hall of Fame in 1999, and the Long Island Metropolitan Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2004.