This season, Hess will work with work with one of the top secondary units in the league. Hess served as a graduate assistant at Wilkes University as the running backs coach. At Wilkes, Hess coordinated the defensive scout team and was the video coordinator.
Prior to his arrival there, he was an undergraduate assistant at Rowan University, where he coached the linebackers, safeties and secondary.
Hess is a 2008 graduate of Rowan University with an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering and master's degree from Wilkes University in Business Administration.