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  Miguel Ruiz

Miguel Ruiz

Player Profile

Assistant Coach

Two Seasons

Alma Mater:
Kansas Wesleyan, 2009

Miguel Ruiz begins his third season as a member of the Cal State Northridge Women's soccer staff in 2011, his second year as the second assistant after serving as the volunteer assistant in 2009. With the Matadors, Ruiz is responsible for developing training regiments and other administrative responsibilities.

A native of Simi Valley, Calif., Ruiz joined the Matadors after two successful seasons as an assistant coach at Kansas Wesleyan. Working with both the men's and women's programs, Ruiz helped guide the Coyotes to conference titles in 2007 and 2008. The women's team also qualified for the NAIA National Tournament for the first time in program history under Ruiz's watch.

In addition to his role with CSUN, Ruiz also serves as the Director of Youth Development with LAFC Chelsea. He coaches a U-10 and U-11 squad with the Blues.

Ruiz played two seasons for Moorpark College, roaming the defensive back line in the 2001 and 2002 seasons. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education from Kansas Wesleyan in 2009 and is pursuing a Master's Degree in Sports Management from Southern New Hampshire University.

Ruiz is single and resides in Pasadena.