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Ring of Honor

Established 2023

The Ring of Honor was created to honor the past and build connections throughout the generations of the Downingtown Football program. Our Ring of Honor stands as a testament to the outstanding contributions of former players, coaches, and staff members whose tireless efforts have shaped the success and legacy of our program. We pay homage to the exceptional individuals whose commitment to Downingtown Football has left a lasting imprint on our history. From record-setting athletes to visionary coaches and steadfast support staff, each inductee embodies our values of F.A.M.I.L.Y., accountability, and toughness that define our program. We look to the Ring of Honor not only as a tribute to the past but also as a source of inspiration for the future. We strive to uphold the standards of excellence set by those who came before us, knowing that their achievements serve as both a challenge and a guiding light for generations to come.



Rick Daniels

Inducted 2023

Rick spent 17 years coaching at Downingtown East High School.  He retired after the 2023 season, with over 50 years of coaching football at the collegiate and high school levels.  In addition to being the first member of the Ring of Honor, Rick is an inductee of the Killinger Foundation - West Chester University Hall of Fame, and the Chester County Sports Hall of Fame. 

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Larry Estep

Inducted 2024

Larry was the film coordinator from 1997-2023 and was Coach Matta’s first hire when Downingtown split into two schools. Larry spent countless hours with both the coaches and players during numerous scouting trips, practices, and games. Larry was posthumously inducted as the 2nd member of the Downingtown Football Program’s Ring of Honor. 

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