Coach Paredes enters his second year at Olathe North where he teaches Spanish along with coaching. His coaching responsibilities include working with the freshman team (Wide Receivers and D-Line) and have included coordinating Special Teams for sub-varsity and freshman teams. This is his 10th year coaching, including Wyandotte High School for 2 years, Blue Valley North for 1 year and St James Academy for 3 years. He played football at Briar Cliff University and then was a student-assistant coach. He holds 2 bachelor’s degrees, one in Health Physical Education & Recreation and the other in Secondary Spanish Education. He is in the process of obtaining a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership.

Coach Paredes is married to Victoria and has one son, Joaquin.