DiBartolo takes over the reins of the Green Terror sidelines for the 2022 season after spending the last five seasons as associate head coach at Centennial Conference-foe Gettysburg.
While with the Bullets, DiBartolo led oversaw the perennial national lacrosse powerhouse's top-rated defensive unit while also serving as the team’s recruiting coordinator and overseeing the strength and conditioning program.
In his time on the Gettysburg sidelines, DiBartolo has helped the team post a 54-17 overall record. The Bullets have paced the conference in scoring defense in each of his first three full seasons, including a mark of 7.43 in 2017, which ranked 12th overall in NCAA Division III. The following year, Gettysburg posted a GAA of 7.64, went 19-3 overall, and reached the NCAA Division III national semifinal. Gettysburg defeated six nationally-ranked teams, including a dramatic 11-10 double-overtime decision over then-No. 1 Salisbury. The Bullets advanced to the NCAA tournament in 2018 and 2019.
DiBartolo oversaw the development of 24 All-America selections during his tenure with the Orange and Blue, including 11 on the defensive side of the field. He has also coached 30 All-Centennial Conference (CC) honorees, including the 2018 and 2021 CC Defensive Players of the Year.
DiBartolo has a strong lacrosse background as a former head coach, student-athlete, and professional lacrosse player. Prior to his arrival at Gettysburg, he served as the head men’s lacrosse coach, director of facilities, and director of intramurals at Green Mountain during the 2015-16 academic year. He also worked as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Mount St. Mary’s, in nearby Emmitsburg, from 2012-13. As the team’s goalie coach, he helped guide the Mount to an appearance in the 2012 Northeast Conference (NEC) championship game.
DiBartolo gained additional coaching experience as the head boys’ lacrosse coach at both Bowie High School (2015) and Saint John’s Catholic Prep (2014), including starting the program at Bowie and guiding the team through its inaugural season.
As a student-athlete, DiBartolo was a four-year starting goalie and a two-year team captain at Mount St. Mary’s. He piled up a program-record 726 saves, which ranked 25th in Division I history, and was a USILA Honorable Mention All-American in 2010, when he helped the Mount to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) title and a berth in the NCAA Division I Tournament.
In 2011, DiBartolo finished sixth in the nation in save percentage (.590) and earned NEC Defensive Player of the Year recognition. In the same season, he was named the Most Valuable Player of the NEC Tournament, posting 25 saves over two games to help the Mount capture the inaugural NEC title. For his career, DiBartolo captured first-team all-conference honors three times – once with the NEC (2011) and twice with the MAAC (2009, 2010).
A year after graduation, DiBartolo was drafted by the Major League Lacrosse’s (MLL) Chesapeake Bayhawks and help the team capture back-to-back MLL titles in 2012 and 2013.
DiBartolo graduated from Mount St. Mary’s with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education with a concentration in social studies in 2011.