Marcus Hughes joined the staff in 2017 as the running back's coach. Hughes spent three years as the head coach at Diamond Bar High School, where he continues to work as a physical education instructor. Previous to Diamond Bar, Hughes was the head football coach at Cornwall Central High School in New York, compiling a 67-13 record with six sectional titles.
Hughes graduated from Fort Collins High School (CO) and played football at Mesa University. He then received a degree from Northern Colorado University in kinesiology before completing his Master's Degree in Physical Education at Canicius College.
Hughes, and his family, live in Diamond Bar.