Hewitt came back to his alma mater prior to the 2017-18 season, following a stint at Moravia Prep. Prior to that, Hewitt served as a volunteer assistant coach during the 2015-16 season.
The Tornado won their third Conference Carolinas regular season title, finishing the 2017-18 season with a conference record of 14-4 to edge Lees-McRae for the title. King defeated the Bobcats 102-98 in Banner Elk, N.C. in the regular season finale. The Tornado then earned an at-large berth into the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship where they fell to top-ranked and top-seed Lincoln Memorial University. Jordan Floyd was unanimously selected Conference Carolinas Player of the Year and first team all-conference. He became the first Tornado to earn D2CCA first team All-Southeast Region honors.
As a volunteer assistant, Hewitt helped the Tornado win their second regular season Conference Carolinas title and first Conference Carolinas Tournament championship in 2015-16. That season, King went 25-7, earning their second NCAA Tournament berth.
Following his graduation, Hewitt was an assistant coach for John Dyer at Sullivan East High School for two seasons from 2013-15, helping the Patriots to a conference championship. Following his stint as an assistant for King, Hewitt was an Associate Head Coach at Moravian Prep in Hickory, N.C. in 2016-17.
While playing for the Tornado, Hewitt was selected first team All-Conference Carolinas and helped King earn their first-ever NCAA Tournament berth in 2011-12. He remains the all-time leader in school history with 193 career steals and scored more than 1,000 points in his career. He also ranks sixth in program history with 200 three-point baskets and third with 448 assists.
Hewitt earned his Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management from King University.