Mr. Hickman graduated from JEB Stuart High School, earned his BS from George Washington University and his M. Ed from the University of Virginia. He has been a high school counselor with Fairfax County since 1977 and has been at West Potomac Academy since 2012. He is the advisor of the West Potomac National Technical Honor Society. While a counselor for FCPS he has coached football, basketball, soccer, gymnastics and tennis. He lives in Fairfax with his wife. He has a son, two daughters, three dogs and three cats.