Steve Van Meter, who led Friendswood’s football team to the playoffs 15 times in his 20 seasons at the school, is set to become the new head coach at Hutto.
On Wednesday, Van Meter’s hiring will be formally recommended to the Hutto school board. Van Meter, who was among 84 applicants, also will be the Hippos’ athletic director. He will replace Steve Hale, who was 23-9 with two playoff appearances in his three seasons before he left for Medina Valley in early April.
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