Paulus' addition to head coach Maurice Joseph's staff was announced by GW on Wednesday.
Paulus worked at Louisville last season and has also worked at Ohio State and Navy.
Paulus played at Duke from 2005-09, leading the team in assists for three seasons and appearing in the NCAA Tournament all four years.
He then played one year of football at Syracuse while pursuing a master's degree.
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