Biography

Mr. Pagel is a native of Phoenix and graduated from Washington High School, in Phoenix. He attended Phoenix Community College and played both football and baseball. Mr. Pagel graduated from Arizona State with a Bachelors Degree in General Science. He later attended Northern Arizona University and earned a Masters Degree in Physical Science. 

In 1988, Mr. Pagel began teaching in Mesa Public Schools. He coached football, baseball, softball, and track at Mesa High.  In 1992, Mr. Pagel became the head varsity baseball coach at Westwood. He was fortunate to have his father as an assistant coach for eleven years. Mr. Pagel also met his wife, Jane, a Westwood special ed. teacher.  Mr. Pagel has four children:  Taylor-30, Kelcie-29, Riley-22, and Mackenzie-21 and three grandchildren, Haven-7, Tommy-3 and Roy David (born April 16). He joined the Red Mountain faculty in 2006 and has taught chemistry, biology, and earth science. Mr. Pagel was the head varsity baseball in 2011 through 2018.  

PLEASE feel free to contact me at any time:  rapagel@mpsaz.org

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