2019 Coaching Staff

 

MICHAEL MILANO

Head Coach

Career Record: 171-117-1

Education: B.S.: Health and Physical Education, West Chester University, 1991. M.S.A.:  Athletic Administration West Chester University, 1996

Experience: Downingtown West High School 2003-present (2008, 2009 & 2013 Ches-Mont Champions); Big 33 Assistant Coach 2008; PSFCA-Eastern PA Head Coach 2010; Penncrest High School. Head Coach 1995-2002; Unionville High School, Head Coach 1993 + 94 (PIAA-AAA District 1 Champs 1994); Garnet Valley High School, Ass't 1991 + 92; Downingtown High School, Ass't 1986 + 87; Coatesville High School Ass't 1984 + 85

2015 PA Football Coaches Hall of Fame inductee

Family: Wife: Dodie; Children: Nikki and Dana.

Resides in Downingtown.


MIKE HANCOCK

Defensive Backs

Education: B.S. Education, Millersville University. 1994, M.Ed Cabrini College 2010

Experience: Downingtown West High School 2003-present; Downingtown High School 1995-2002; Solanco High School 1994

Family: Wife: Stacie; Children: Michael and Paige 

Resides in Downingtown.

KENNETH WALLS

Offensive Line

Education: Downingtown High School; B.S. Widener University

Experience: Downingtown High School Varsity Football 3 years; St. Anthony's Lodge Award for Lineman of the Year; Pensacola Florida Goshawks Semi Pro Football Team 3 years.

Family: Monica, Joseph, Kenneth, Carl Joseph

Resides in Downingtown.



THOMAS KLINE

Offensive Line

Education: B.S. Health/Physical Ed.,
West Chester University; 1996  
M.Ed., Neumann University; 2001

Experience: 1996-2000: Assistant Coach, Great Valley H.S., 2000: Assistant Coach, Lower Merion H.S., 2001-2003: Assistant Coach, West Chester East H.S., 2003-2006: Assistant Coach, Lower Merion H.S., 2006-2008: Assistant Coach, West Chester Rustin H.S., 2008-2011: Assistant Coach, Springfield-Delco H.S., 2011-2014: Head Football Coach, Springfield-Delco H.S.

Family: Wife: Dara; Children: Brady and Chase  

Resides in West Bradford.


STEVE MITTEN

Defensive Line

Education: Graduated from West Chester Henderson High School and Millersville University

Experience: Head Football Coach West Chester Henderson High School 2012-2017; Defensive Coordinator West Chester Henderson High School 2003-2011;  Head Football Coach York Suburban Middle School 2001-2002; PIAA Official York County Chapter 1998-2000; Defensive Coordinator Red Lion High School 1994-1996; Offensive Defensive Line Coach Red Lion High School 1992-1993

Family: Wife: Jolynne Mitten; Children; Corrine, Christopher, and Philip


BILL HESS

Receivers 

Education: Parkland High School 1984; West Chester University-BS Business Management 1988

Player: 1985-1988 West Chester University; 1989-1996 NFL (Philadelphia Eagles & Arizona Cardinals) CFL (Ottawa Roughriders); 3 time All-American West Chester University; Parkland HS Hall of Fame; West Chester University Hall of Fame

Coach: West Chester University 1994-1995; Downingtown High School 2011-2012, 2018

Family: Wife Andrea; Children: Camryn, Devon, Emma

Resides in Downingtown.


ANDREW LOWE

Defensive Line

Education: B.S. Mathematics (Statistics), West Chester University, 2015.

Experience: Avon Grove 2010-2012, Phoenixville 2014-2016, Pottstown 2017, Downingtown West 2018-present

Resides in Kennett Square



JIM CUNNINGHAM

Defensive Coordinator, Linebackers

Education: Penncrest High School 1998. 

Experience: Downingtown West High School 2011-present, Penncrest High School 1999-2010

Family: Wife: Stacy

Resides in Media 



FRAN MCLAUGHLIN

Running Backs

Education: Downingtown West 2010; B.A. History, Shippensburg University 2014; B.S. Social Studies Education (7-12), Immaculata University 2016

Experience: Downingtown West 2018-present

Resides in Downingtown


CHRIS EDWARDS

Defensive Backs

Education: Penncrest HS 1995, DCCC Real Estate Practice & Fundamentals 2001

Experience: Downingtown West 2017-Present; Penncrest HS Asst Coach 2005-2006, Freshman Def. Coordinator 2007, Asst Coach 2008-2010

Family: Wife: Melissa Edwards, Children; Jordyn & Lucas


ALLYN BACCHUS

Freshmen Head Coach

Education: B.S. Education from Villanova University, M.ED School Administration from University of Delaware

Experience:  Asst Coach, Kecoughtan High School (Hampton VA) (08-09); Asst Coach, Downingtown Middle School (11-16)

Resides: Wilmington, Delaware

Work: 8th Grade History Teacher at Downingtown Middle School


DYLAN FERRON

Freshman Assistant Coach

Education: Downingtown West High School 2011, West Chester University Business Management

Experience: Downingtown West High School 2015-present

Resides in Downingtown


 
 

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