Coach Ruffin comes to Mott Community College after a successful career as a wrestler and assistant coach. He was a four time all-state wrestler, and a two time finalist in Michigan during his high school wrestling career. Ruffin's high school program was also a success as a team going to the State semi-finals three times, and winning the championship twice. After high school he was a national qualifier at the NJCAA level.
As a coach, he has helped many programs, most notably assisting at Montrose and Clio. After successful seasons at those institutions while he was there, he also became certified as a bronze level USA Wrestling coach. During his time with Mott, Coach Winston Ruffin has worked with 8 national qualifiers, 1 All American and a current Dual Meet Record of 7-4.