Years at Loras: 1958-61
Sport: Basketball, Baseball
- Attended Loras College from 1958-1961.
- A four-year starter in baseball and led the Duhawks in hitting for two years, his junior year he batted .409.
- A member of the L-club (vice-president senior year) lettering four years in baseball and three in basketball. Ressler also participated in intramurals, served as president of the History Club, and was president of Phi Alpha Theta.
- Graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Religious Education
- Earned a Master of Arts degrees from Fordham University, the University of San Francisco, and Loras in Educational Administration. He also served as an ordained priest from North American College in Rome, Italy.
- Head of Walhert High School's religious department (1969-76), an assistant principal at Wahlert High School (1976-81) and principal at Newman High School in Mason City, Iowa (1981-90).
- Voted a member of the Dubuque County Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982