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Coach Paton is in her 1st year of teaching Physical Education at Coronado High School. She also serves as an assistant coach for Girls Volleyball and Track & Field. Raised in Lubbock, Paton attended Monterey High School where she was a 4 year Varsity athlete in Cross Country and Track & Field. She then continued on to compete as a collegiate athlete, running at the NCAA Division III level. She is a graduate from North Park University with a Bachelors in Exercise Science and a Masters of Arts in Teaching with an emphasis on Physical Education, Health, and Special Education. Coach Paton has spent the past 3 years gaining invaluable coaching experience through training NCAA Divison I & III athletes, High School Strength & Conditioning, and coaching both girls and boys Cross Country and Track & Field teams. She returns to Lubbock after spending 7 years in Chicago, ecstatic to become a member of the Coronado Mustang coaching and teaching staff.