Hoskins holds a Bachelor of Instrumental Music Education from the University of North Texas where he studied with Paul Rennick, Mark Ford, Christopher Deane, Poovalur Sriji, and many others. At UNT, he was involved in the UNT Drumline, Symphonic Band, South Indian Ensemble, Steel Band, and Classical Percussion Ensemble.
Before moving to Arlington, Mr. Hoskins was the Director of Percussion at North Shore Senior High School in Houston, TX. Under his direction, The North Shore Drumline won 4 consecutive TCGC World Class Championships and was a WGI World Class Finalist twice, placing 4th in 2014.
Mr. Hoskins is an active educator, clinician, designer, and judge in the world of the marching arts. His clients have medalled in numerous indoor circuit championships and have been finalists at BOA/WGI Regionals, the UIL State Marching Band Contest, and the WGI World Percussion Championships.
Mr. Hoskins is an artist for Innovative Percussion, Dynasty, and Remo.
He is happily married to his high school sweetheart and they have 2 beautiful daughters.