Dim Montero

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Dim’s phenomenal records at Salesianum earned him national “Catholic Football I Coach of the Year” ( 1964) and Delaware Coach of the Year (1958) honors. In Montero’s decade with the Sallies,
(1956-65), their record was 70-10-3, including four unbeaten seasons and winning streaks of 29 (a state record) and 26. Montero, who previously coached at Washington and Kings Colleges, left the
Wilmington school for the University of Maryland to become Assistant to the Athletic Director and the head coach for six years. His duties included recruiting, and his prize catch was Randy White. As
an athlete at Salesianum School, he was a first team Philadelphia “All-Catholic League” tackle for three years. He set a shot-put record at a national schoolboy meet held at Notre Dame. He earned
“Little All-American” mention at LaSalle College. He died December 11, 1980, at age 62.



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