Neal Ruhl
Neal  Ruhl

Position:
Director of Broadcasting

Alma Mater:
Oakland, 2008


08/25/2017

OAKLAND ATHLETICS LAUNCHES NEW WEARtheBEAR PODCAST

The new podcast will be available on iTunes and SoundCloud

10/13/2016

OAKLAND ADDS MATT DERY TO BASKETBALL BROADCAST TEAM

He will become the new men's basketball analyst for the Golden Grizzlies.

04/19/2016

OAKLAND INSIDER BY TERRY FOSTER

#BGAs

04/13/2016

OAKLAND INSIDER BY TERRY FOSTER

The Black and Gold Awards.

04/18/2013

Oakland Hosts Graduates and Champions Banquet

Alanna Gerber and Johnny Dreshaj collect top senior award.

03/16/2015

3/16/2015

Neal Ruhl recaps the previous week in Oakland Athletics

02/03/2015

2/3/2015

Neal Ruhl recaps the previous week in Oakland Athletics

01/19/2015

1/19/2015

Neal Ruhl recaps the previous week in Oakland Atheltics

10/27/2014

Week of 10/27/14

Neal Ruhl brings you all of the previous weeks action in Oakland Athletics

10/20/2014

10/20/2014

Neal Ruhl recaps the previous week in Oakland Athletics

09/30/2014

Metro Series Press Conference

The Metro Series press conference took place Tuesday morning at the Somerset Collection

10/24/2012

Oakland Tipoff Breakfast - Oct. 24, 2012

Oakland hosted its Third Annual Basketball Tipoff Breakfast at the Royal Park Hotel on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012.

Neal Ruhl joined the Oakland athletic department in July of 2012 as the Coordinator of Social Media. Ruhl was then named Director of Broadcasting in July 2015. He will also serve as lead play-by-play announcer for the Oakland men's basketball team during the season on WDFN 1130-AM, Oakland's flagship station, as well as the lead play-by-play announcer for all sports on TV20-Detroit as well as ESPN3.

Ruhl will also head up all aspects of broadcasting for the Oakland athletic department.

During his time at Oakland, Ruhl has worked as a talk show host for Detroit's ESPN Radio affiliate on 105.1 WMGC-FM. He has also worked as the play-by-play voice on the Detroit Pistons Radio Network along side former NBA world champion Rick Mahorn. He has been the lead play-by-play voice for the Horizon League Men's Soccer and Tennis Championships as well as The Summit League Baseball Championships.

Prior to joining the athletic department, Ruhl served as color commentator for the Oakland men's basketball team since 2009 on WDFN, where he worked with Emmy award winning, Detroit Tigers play-by-play announcer Mario Impemba. Prior to his work in radio, Ruhl worked for the Detroit Free Press from 2003-2007. He was also a freelance writer for papers across the country, ranging from Honolulu to Washington D.C. where he has covered a variety of sports from WNBA basketball to boxing and arena football.

Ruhl earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Oakland in 2008. He lives in Washingtown Township and is married to wife Silvia. They have three children.

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