Jordan Hein enters his third season on the Beaver Football coaching staff in 2021 as the wide receivers coach and became the special teams coordinator in 2021. He played quarterback for BSU for four seasons between 2014-17 and finished his career as the program's all-time leader in many categories, including passing yards, passing touchdowns, 250-yard passing games, and total offensive yardage, among others.
Hein coached the wide receivers on a team that went 8-3 in 2019. The Beaver offense averaged 30.4 points per game to rank fourth in the NSIC, 232.9 passing yards per game to rank fifth, and totaled 24 touchdowns by wide receivers. Two of BSU's wide receivers ranked among the top eight in the conference in receiving yards per game, including Brendan Beaulieu with 77.8 receiving yards per game (4th) and Malik Williams with 60.8 receiving yards per game (8th). BSU was the only program in the conference to have two wide receivers rank among the top 10 in receiving yards per game. Williams was named to the All-NSIC First Team with Beaulieu named to the All-NSIC Second Team and Jacob Anderson named to the All-NSIC Honorable Mention Team.
In 2018, the Beaver offense helped the team to a 7-4 record. The offense scored 420 total points (38.2 ppg) and 133 points off of turnovers. The Beavers totaled 214 first downs (116 rushing, 84 passing, and 14 from penalties). The run game totaled 2,382 yards for the Beavers off of 492 rushing attempts and an average of 4.8 yards per rush and 22 total rushing touchdowns. Passing yardage totaled 1971 yards from 147 completed passes out of 270 attempted with just three interceptions. The passing game totaled 27 touchdowns for the Beavers. The 2018 season saw several awards for the team including offensive linemen Parker Blakeslee and Nick Niemi to selected to the 2018 Don Hansen All-Super Region Four Third Team while quarterback Jared Henning was selected to the 2018 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.
Hein was a two-time All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference First Team selection in 2016 and 2018 and was chosen to the All-NSIC Second Team in 2017. He became the first Beaver ever to total over 10,000 offensive yards and 100 touchdowns responsible for during his career, finishing with 110 total touchdowns. Hein totaled more than 300 offensive yards in a game 15 times, nearly twice as many as any Beaver in program history.
During the 2016 season, Hein was a nominee for the Harlon Hill Trophy, which is awarded to the nation's top Division II football player, and earned a spot on the Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-Super Region Three team. He helped guide the Beavers to their first-ever postseason victory against Washburn University in the Mineral Water Bowl. Hein threw for 261 yards and four touchdowns while rushing for one touchdown, on his way to earning the Mineral Water Bowl Offensive MVP.
Hein graduated from Bemidji State in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in education.