Nick Ruud brings an immense amount of football experience to the Edge from both collegiate and professional levels. During his collegiate career at Truman State, Ruud was recognized with an All Region Selection his senior year and a three time all MIAA Selection as well. Ruud spent five years playing professional indoor football for teams across the country, including the Bloomington Edge. He spent nine years coaching for the Edge, to begin his coaching career, and spent another seven years coaching for Illinois Wesleyan. Off of the field, Ruud enjoys spending his time with his wife, Erin Ruud, and his two daughters Morgan and Piper.