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David Ressler '86


Mr. Ressler graduated from Lutheran West High School (Class of 1986) and then went on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Kent State University after two years at Findlay College, where he was able to continue his wrestling career. Mr. Ressler's first year teaching at Lutheran West was 1994-1995. He completed a Master’s Degree in United States History at American Military University in 2008. He currently teaches U.S. History, U.S. History Post-Secondary Option, and Sociology. 

Mr. Ressler also serves as the head coach of the wrestling team, as well as the director of the youth wrestling program. He has coached eleven state qualifiers and six state placers. He is an active member of Messiah Lutheran Church, Fairview Park, where he has been teaching 5th grade confirmation classes for over five years. His wife, Martha, is also a 1986 graduate of Lutheran West High School and currently teaches kindergarten at St. Thomas Lutheran Early Childhood Center in Rocky River. His two children, Jacob and Mandi, attended and graduated from Lutheran West. Mr. Ressler enjoys spending his free time with his family and researching family history.

Laryssa Hess

Class of 2008

Lutheran West has excellent resources that supplied me with happy memories, a solid education, and a firm faith.


Lutheran West
3850 Linden Road
Rocky River, Ohio 44116-4099

Phone: 440.333.1660
Fax: 440.333.1729

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