|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||John Robert•Cress|
|Born||27 January 1935 in Clay County, Kentucky (USA)|
John Cress was the 1952 and 1953 US junior boys ski jumping champion. He later attended the University of Denver, where he helped them win NCAA team skiing titles for three consecutive years, 1954-56. In 1956, Cress won the NCAA skimeister (all-around) award. He later coached skiing at the University of Wyoming and then the University of Alaska, coaching Wyoming to the 1968 NCAA team title.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1960 Winter Olympics||Nordic Combined (Skiing)||USA||John Cress|
|Individual, Men (Olympic)||29|