A newcomer to the Villanova staff in 2014 is Seth Payne, who will serve as a defensive assistant for the Wildcats.
Payne comes to Villanova from Moravian College where he was a three-year assistant and coached both the defensive line and outside linebackers. He also spent one season as Moravian's video coordinator.
A four-year member of the Moravian football team from 2008-2011, Payne was a team captain in 2011. He was a two-time All-Centennial Conference defensive lineman, earning first team honors in 2009 and second team accolades in 2010. Payne also served as the treasurer for the Moravian Student Athletic Advisory Committee from 2010-12.
He earned an Accounting degree from Moravian in 2012.
Payne is single and resides in Villanova, Pa.