Ali Hess is in her second season as the head softball coach at Ohio Northern after serving as an assistant coach at ONU in 2013.
She came to ONU after a three-year stint as an assistant coach at the University of Detroit Mercy, where she coached pitchers and catchers.
In her first season at ONU, she guided the Polar Bears to a 23-19 overall record and a share of the OAC Regular Season crown.
The Omaha, Neb., native was a four-year letterwinner as a catcher at the University of Toledo from 2006-09.
Hess owns several Toledo records, including career fielding percentage, career hit by pitch, single season hit by pitch and 1st for single season fielding percentage.
She is also tied for 6th in career homeruns and is third for single season slugging percentage.
Hess was named an Scholar All-American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association and was voted to the Mid-American Conference All-Freshman Team.
She received a MBA from Detroit in 2012 and a BBA degree from Toledo in 2009.
Softball under Hess
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