Degrees and Certifications:

BA English - JMU VA Teaching Licensure - JMU Teacher Consultant - Shenandoah Valley Writing Project Head Baseball Coach - Rock Ridge High School - Follow the team @RockRidge9

Paul Koch - English Teacher - He/Him

Pictured here with middle child, Devon, Paul Koch is the proud father of three. Paul lives in Ashburn with his wife Joanne and youngest child Bennett.  Oldest child Parker(2019 Graduate of RRHS)lives in Los Angeles and is an actor at Hussian College.  Devon is a Freshman at VCU and a 2021 graduate of Rock Ridge. Paul is a proud member of the founding staff at Rock Ridge HS in 2014.  A veteran English teacher and baseball coach since 1996, Paul returned to Virginia and joined the Rock Ridge staff after three years living in Beijing, China. While in China, Paul studied Mandarin, perfected some of his favorite recipes, taught and coached at the International School of Beijing, and managed a youth baseball program-the Sports Beijing Dynasty- the first of its kind in Beijing. Paul began teaching at James River High School in Richmond, moved to Oakton High School in 2000, then to Fauquier High School in 2004 where he taught all levels of high school English until his family's relocation to China in 2011. Paul is a graduate of James Madison University where he was a catcher in the Division 1 baseball program.



    A Day Courses

    Block 1 - English 9

    Block 2 - English 9

    Block 3 - English 9

    Block 4 - Planning

    B Day Courses

    Block 5 - English 9

    Block 6 - Planning

    Block 7 - English 9

    Block 8 - English 9

    Course links take you to homework and other class-related materials.

  • Courses above are linked to the online learning platforms housed collectively in LCPS's VISION website or Google Classroom. 
    Google Classroom