HITC Sport understands the Luton Town boss is in the frame for the Nottingham Forest vacancy.
Aston Villa are reportedly lining up a shock move for Luton Town manager Nathan Jones.
The Hatters face West Brom's Under-23s on Tuesday night.
Jones insists that Ruddock will not be leaving Luton.
The pair worked together previously at Charlton Athletic.
Oscar Garcia will not be hiring his backroom staff from Brighton, with Nathan Jones keen to stay with the Seagulls.