The Faculty Of Western Academy
Alex Hoff, Head of Upper School, Teacher
Alex Hoff is Western Academy’s 6th grade homeroom teacher, and teaches literature, history, religion, and language arts. Alex also coaches varsity basketball and directs both the middle school choir as well as the school’s advisory program. Before moving to Houston in 2007, when he began teaching middle school, he worked in the film and television industry, developing films and television programs at FOX, HBO, and The Weinstein Company in both Hollywood and New York City. In high school, Alex was involved in the theater arts, performing in musicals and variety shows, was an all-county football quarterback and basketball shooting guard, and named defensive player of the year in basketball for the Superior California Athletic League. As a student at the University of California, Los Angeles, he studied Spanish in Madrid, worked for a feature film casting agency and earned a B.A. from the School of Theater, Film and Television.