Houston Academy adds Mr. Ken Klinger as Girls’ Basketball Coach and Lower School Physical Education Teacher

May 6, 2024

Houston Academy adds Mr. Ken Klinger as Girls’ Basketball Coach and Lower School Physical Education Teacher

Houston Academy is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Ken Klinger as its new Lower School Physical Education Teacher. Mr. Klinger brings a wealth of elementary school PE experience from numerous independent and public schools in Alabama and Georgia, including Lagrange Academy, Pike Road School, Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School, and Saint James School. His personal and professional philosophies both center upon the importance of hard work, enthusiasm, and good character. Aside from leading the Lower School PE program, Mr. Klinger will serve as Head Basketball Coach for the girls’ basketball program at the Middle School, Junior Varsity, and Varsity levels. According to Athletic Director Mr. Jerry Browning, “I have had the opportunity to work with Ken in the past and his passion and love of elementary PE was always evident. And, with over 20 years of coaching experience and a couple of championships in girls’ basketball, his knowledge of the game is evident. We are super excited to have him join our school.” Ken will be joined in Dothan by his wife, Kelley, and his daughter Caroline.