Buffy (Williams) Ruddy, one of the greatest volleyball players in Monroe County history, has been named Whiteford’s new head coach. She had been coaching volleyball at Toledo Christian.
Ruddy is a 1989 Bedford graduate who was two-time All-State volleyball player for the Mules who was named the Monroe County Region Volleyball Player of the Decade for the 1980s. She earned an athletic scholarship to Michigan State University and held a number of Mule volleyball records at the time of her graduation.
Ruddy takes over for Jenny Ciacelli, who coached the Bobcats one season with the Bobcats going 14-14-4 last year, advancing to the District final before bowing out to Monroe SMCC.