John Tricarico

Assistant Principal




John Tricarico is the Career Technical Education (CTE) Medical Pathway Director and Assistant Principal at Manual. He is a native of Denver and a graduate of the Denver Public Schools. He has a B.A. in mathematics and an M.A. in curriculum and instruction, both from the University of Colorado at Denver. John has been an educator in the Denver Public Schools for 33 years, 13 years as a mathematics teacher and 20 years as an assistant principal. This is John’s fourth year serving the Manual School Community. He is married and has three grown children. John enjoys spending as much time as possible with his family, and being outdoors either road or mountain biking. He is proud to be a part of the Manual staff.

Favorite Quote:

“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden