Directory Profile

Jose Ruiz

Jose Ruiz

Department Chair
B.A., Universidad de Malaga, Spain
M.A., Universidad Complutense de Madrid

As chair of Peddie’s Language department, Jose Manuel Ruiz ensures that our students excel as part of an international community. After teaching for eight years in Spain, Jose joined Peddie in 2003, where he has also served as a coach, advisor, and dormitory parent. He currently lives on campus with his wife and daughters, and continues to coach winter track. He also works as a Program Director with the Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy in the summers, where he helps high school students fully immerse themselves in a foreign culture.