Meet the PE Teachers

Mr. Ruckman has been teaching at Waterman for 21 years. He grew up in Augusta County and graduated from Fort Defiance High School.  Following high school he attended Blue Ridge Community College for two years and transferred to James Madison Universtiy where he graduated in 1991.  Mr. Ruckman has also been the Harrisonburg High School golf coach for 19 years.  In his spare  time he enjoys playing golf, riding his go-Kart, fishing, spending time with family and friends, and attending JMU athletic events. (GO DUKES!)  He is also a high school basketball official during the winter season.  Mr. Ruckman has one daughter named Mandy who is 16 years old.

This is Mrs. Sanders' 4th year teaching at Waterman. Previous to Waterman she taught at Spotswood Elementary for 3 years and in Fredericksburg for the 2 years before that. She enjoys spending time with her children and husband, baking and reading.

Contact Information

If you would like to contact Mr. Ruckman please email him at


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Last Updated 8/15/2012


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