|Title:||Assistant Softball Coach|
Ali Hess is in her first season as an assistant softball coach at Ohio Northern.
Hess comes to ONU after a three-year stint as an assistant coach at the University of Detroit Mercy, where she coached pitchers and catchers.
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.
Les Bowman is in his 10th season as an assistant coach at Ohio Northern.
He coaches the Polar Bear pitchers.
Bowman is a long-time youth softball coach in the Findlay area, and has developed dozens of outstanding pitchers over the years.
He resides in Findlay.