Hello, my name is Coach Dave Romo. I have been married to my high school swetheart Maryann for 42 years. We have a son Justin and daughter in law April who serve in the US Airforce. We have two daughters, Jocinda and Katrina. Jocinda has a degree in respiratory therapy from PIMA medical school and Katrina works at UNM in the early childhood program where she is earning her degree in child psychology. We have 6 grandkids.
I am starting my 9th year teaching health and physical education at LPELC and I also serve as the school’s Athletic Director. I have a level III teaching license and have taught in NM for 40 years. I graduated with an associates of arts degree from New Mexico Military Institute and have a bachelor’s degree from McPherson College in Kansas. I earned a Master's of Science Degree from the University of New Mexico. I started my teaching career in 1978 at Santa Rosa High School where I taught biology and anatomy. I taught physical education and health at Albuquerque High School for 26 years. At AHS I coached football, basketball, baseball, softball, tennis, cross country, served as head of the physical education department and athletic director. I also taught at Albuquerque Evening High School. I was the head basketball coach at Eldorado high school and ran the in-school suspension program. I have taught summer school at numerous high schools during my teaching career. During my time as an educator I coached numerous AAU boys and girls national basketball teams. In 1995 my 14 and under boys basketball team took second in the nation at the Basketball Congress International Tournament. I spent the rest of my years before coming to La Promesa at Nuestro Valores Charter School and Bataan Military Academy as a health and physical education instructor.
My interest and hobbies include movie night with the family, traveling with my wife, working on my vehicles and helping my family with their projects. I also enjoy hunting and fishing with my grandson.
I love my job and will always give my best to educate and provide an excellent experience for your child. Please feel free to contact me through class DoJo or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any concerns.