Paul has a huge amount of experience in cricket, with a career stretching back to the early 1980's as he made his debut for Nottinghamshire as a batsman. He went on to the play for them for 22 years, having the chance to captain the side between 1996-1998. He also played for England A between 1992 and 1994.
During his time as a player, Johnson played well over 700 matches and won all domestic competitions, boasting a record of over 20,000 first-class runs and over 10,000 List A runs.
Amongst his career run tally, the batsman amassed over 50 100's and is the fifth highest run scorer in the history of Nottinghamshire.
Following his days a player, Johnson decided to lend his hand to coaching at the Trent Bridge club prolonging his stay by 11 years where coached from the first-team down to the age groups.
When Paul finally left Trent Bridge, he left for the ECB where he coached at various levels, before leaving for Cricket Canada who he coached in the 2014 World Cup qualifiers.
Following his time in North America, Paul started his own coaching business which he ran for four years before joining the coaching team at Grace Road.
Paul joined the Foxes in January 2019 where he is now the lead batting coach of the age group squads and the academy.