Assistant Coach (2nd Year)
Ryan Ressa is entering his second year as assistant coach for Tim Mickelson. Complimenting a successful first year campaign is Ryan's two years of PAC-10 coaching experience. Ressa, a collegiate player and coach at Washington State from 2002-05, handles a wide range of duties for the USD program. As an assistant coach at Washington State, Ressa gained experience in recruiting, practice planning, academic support services, tournament travel and program budgeting. During the summers of 2004 and 2005, Ressa worked as a lead instructor at the Stanford Golf Camp for junior golfers.
A native of Pullman, Washington, Ressa posted four top 25 finishes for the Cougars in 2002-03, including placing eighth overall at the U.S. Intercollegiate at Stanford, California. Before transferring to WSU, Ressa claimed the California Junior College State Championship playing for College of the Desert. He was named the Foothill Conference MVP and earned all-state honors. Ressa also made the Dean's List before graduating in 2002.