During his time at Oakland, Ruhl has worked as a talk show host for Detroit’s ESPN Radio affiliate on 105.1 WMGC-FM. He has also worked as the play-by-play voice on the Detroit Pistons Radio Network along side former NBA world champion Rick Mahorn. He has been the lead play-by-play voice for the Horizon League Men’s Soccer and Tennis Championships as well as The Summit League Baseball Championships.
Prior to joining the athletic department, Ruhl served as color commentator for the Oakland men’s basketball team since 2009 on WDFN, where he worked with Emmy award winning, Detroit Tigers play-by-play announcer Mario Impemba. Prior to his work in radio, Ruhl worked for the Detroit Free Press from 2003-2007. He was also a freelance writer for papers across the country, ranging from Honolulu to Washington D.C. where he has covered a variety of sports from WNBA basketball to boxing and arena football.
Ruhl earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Oakland in 2008. He lives in Washingtown Township and is married to wife Silvia. They have two children.