Mr. DiMarco was born in Lascari, Sicily, Italy. In 1969, he and his family came to the United States as immigrants; he attended a Catholic junior high school and received his high school diploma from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. Mr. DiMarco earned a Bachelor’sDegree in Education and Languages from Towson State University and a Masters Degree from McDaniel College in Curriculum and Instruction. He has been teaching for 28 years, the last 18 at Hammond HS.
Mr. DiMarco speaks 4 languages- Italian, Spanish, French, and English. He has been the ITL of the World Languages/ESOL Department for two years and currently teaches Italian 1-4AP, and Spanish 5 AP. Mr. DiMarco founded the HHS Italian and Spanish Honor Societies and sponsors the Italian Club and Italian Honor Society. He served on the Howard County Foreign Travel Committee for 10 years, and has taken nine student educational tours abroad to countries such as Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, and Morocco. He has also traveled to Mexico, Germany, and Ireland.
Mr. DiMarco coaches HHS’s Girls Varsity Soccer team and is the 2A South Region Girls Soccer Director. He has coached sports for 27 years, including tennis, indoor track, and soccer (boys and girls). His soccer teams have won two State Championships, two Howard County Titles, and two Regional Titles. Mr. DiMarco was named Coach of the Year by the Baltimore Sun papers twice. He has been married for 22 years and has two children. His many interests include his family, traveling, photography, sports, music, and watching foreign language films.