Bill DeRuiter ’09 is in his first year as the head women’s basketball coach for the 2016-2017 season. He takes over the program after serving as the assistant coach for one season. Last year he joined the coaching staff and was active in all aspects of the program including practice planning, scouting, game strategy, recruiting, and administrative duties.
Previous to joining Trinity’s coaching staff, DeRuiter gained coaching experience in various sports at the high school level. He assisted the baseball, boys’ basketball, and football teams at Chicago Christian High School from 2005-09. He also was on the basketball coaching staff at Evergreen Park High School from 2011-13.
Bill graduated from Trinity in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and history. He served as the Director of Alumni Relations at Trinity for the past two years. In addition to his duties as head coach in the Athletics Department he will also serve as game manager of athletic contests and intramural director.
DeRuiter and his wife Nichole live with their son Trey and daughter Charlotte in Worth, Illinois.