Paul Coll was born in Greymouth, New Zealand - a town with a population of 13,500 - on 9th May 1992.
From a very young age, he was passionate about all sports playing Rugby, Hockey, Basketball, Football, Golf and Squash. It wasn’t until the age of 15, after being selected for the New Zealand Junior Worlds squad, that he turned his focus to Squash.
In 2010 he was selected for the World Junior Team to compete in Quito, Ecuador that finished in 6th place - a very good finish for New Zealand at that time.
A year later he went on to university to study Architecture and also start on the PSA Professional circuit. After one year studying he decided to follow his passion of squash and go full time on the PSA World Tour.
In 2016 he established himself on the PSA World Tour winning the Australian Open from an unseeded position. A year later he went from qualifying all the way through to winning the Channel VAS $100,000 event in London - cementing himself inside the world top 20.
From then he would go on to reach a career high of 8 in the world in 2017.
To this day, Paul has won 12 PSA world tour titles, 2 World Mixed doubles gold medals (2016, 2017) and has been New Zealand Nation Champion 3 times (2015, 2016, 2017).