Coach, Mentor, and Friend
Dr. Paul "Paulie Gloves" Gavoni

An expert in human performance and organizational leadership, Dr. Paul Gavoni works in education and human services to provide administrative teams, teachers, and staff with coaching and consultation in analyzing and developing behavior and performance management systems to positively impact key performance indicators. As an Adjunct Professor, Paul is passionate about engaging and empowering his students through the development and application of knowledge. Paul holds a Doctorate of Education with a concentration in Organizational Leadership from NSU, a Specialist of Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership from NSU, and a Masters of Social Work with a Concentration in Youth and Families from Barry. Beyond his work in education and human services, Paul is also a highly respected coach in combat sports. In 1992, Paul began boxing in South Florida and went on to win a Florida Golden Gloves Heavyweight Title in 1998. Since then, Coach “Paulie Gloves,” as he is known in the MMA community, has trained many champions and UFC vets using technologies rooted in the behavioral sciences. A featured coach in the book Beast: Blood, Struggle, and Dreams a the Heart of Mixed Martial Arts, Coach Paulie is also an author who has written for online magazines such Scifighting and Last Word on Sports.

  • As a fighter and coach

  • Amateur and Professional

  • Schools, Business, Private Centers

  • Turnaround Schools

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