Coach Ruffino Sidelined Due to Surgery

ALLENTOWN, PA (June 15, 2012) – The Lehigh Valley Storm of the Gridiron Developmental Football League have announced that head coach Joe Ruffino will be unable to make the trip to Washington D.C. for this Saturday’s game against the D.C. Explosion.

Ruffino, who is in his first year as head coach of the Storm, underwent surgery this past Wednesday and is expected to miss a week of team activity. Filling in will be Don Huskey, who is an assistant coach on offensive and the Director of Football Operations with the Storm. Ruffino is expected to return to the helm when the Storm hosts the New England Blitz on Saturday, June 23rd, at J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown, PA.

For further information, contact Rick Schmidt at 267-221-1400.