Mr. John Merritt

  • Vice-Principal of Student Life

  • Phone: 973.694.3702 extension 229

  • merrittj@dpchs.org

  • Appointed: 1976

  • B.A. Manhattan College Government
  • M.A. William Paterson University Education and Supervision

Mr. Merritt began his professional tenure at DePaul Catholic in 1976 as a Social Studies Teacher. Currently, he serves as the Vice-Principal of Student Life.

  • Admissions Director, 2002-2017
  • Social Studies Chairperson, 1982-2002
  • Senior Class Advisor (Graduation) 1982- Present
  • Assistant Athletic Director, 1982-1983
  • Social Studies Teacher, 1976- 2002
  • Assistant Track Coach/Head Coach 1977-2009
  • Assistant Football Coach 1977-2004

Professional Affiliations:
Play Like a Champion, Notre Dame
Passaic County Coaches Association
NCEA