Joanna DelMonaco is as
multi-faceted as the
trigonometry patterns and
Emmanuel College, DelMonaco
majored in math, but also minored in
art history. After college, in addition
to working in accounting, she tutored
math students, at all levels, as she had
since high school.
30s to become a math teacher,
DelMonaco went back to school to
earn a master's degree at UMass
Lowell. She taught mathematics at
Andover High School for a few years
before joining MCC's faculty in 2000.
the MCC Hockey Team for six of its
seven years. Since 2005, when she
became a full professor, she has helped
the hockey program grow from a
"pretty rag tag" intramural group of
skaters, to a full-contact team that
now plays in a small-college league.
laughing. "I come from a big hockey
family. My brother played professional
hockey for the Detroit Red Wings, and
I managed my two sons' hockey
teams," she said. "When I saw the
notice that the hockey club needed an
advisor, I immediately responded."