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Nathan Ruff
Head Coach, Men’s Basketball

Abdell Farag headshot

Abdell Farag
Ass’t Coach, Men’s Basketball

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Paul Bagnall
Ass’t Coach, Men’s Basketball

Kristin Streed
Athletic Therapist

Entering into his 5th season as the head coach of the Lightning, Coach Ruff brings 10 years post secondary coaching experience with him along with another 9 years of experience at the High School level. Over his tenure Ruff has preached roster integrity and retention as the backbone of success for the program. With continued success each and every season the Lightning are in great position to have the best season of any Lightning program to date.

Coach Ruff is a certified Train to Train coach with the NCCP program and is working towards completing his Train to Compete certification.

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Thank you to our donors. You truly make dreams come true!

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Thank you to our donors. You truly make dreams come true! Every day, life-changing opportunities for our students are made possible by our donors. Perhaps now more than at any time in our [...]

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NCHA Survey

February 16th, 2021|

What is NCHA? The National College Health Assessment (NCHA) is a national research survey organized by the American College Health Association to assist college health service providers, health educators, counsellors, and administrators in collecting data [...]

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