• Name:  Major (Retired) Joseph W. Ruiz
    Subjects / Classes Taught:  JROTC
    Degree(s):  Masters of Business Management (OK City University); Bachelor of Science in Business Management (ASU)
    Email:  jruiz@phoenixunion.org

    Please type a welcome message or professional bio
     I am the Senior Army Instructor for the South Mountain High School Army JROTC Program.  This is my sixth year of teaching JROTC at South and my 21st year overall as an Army JROTC Instructor. I have also taught 6 years in the College Senior ROTC program (4 years ag Mesa State College in Grand Junction, CO and 2 Years at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA.
    I have been married to my wonderful wife Janet for 40 years!  We have 2 grown children, Jason and Jamie and one beautiful grand daughter named Samantha! 

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    • Room #  HR 5
    • Office Hours:  7-7:40 am; 2ND Lunch and 3:40-4:15 pm
    • JROTC Rifle Team and JROTC Leadership and Academics (JLAB) coach.