Longtime Hutto High School volleyball coach Janiece Nelson, who was recently reassigned to a middle school position, will have a grievance hearing Friday with her superintendent in hopes to be reinstated to the job she has held for 26 years.
Nelson, who has led Hutto into the state playoffs in 25 of her 26 years, has been moved to an athletic coordinator’s position for the school district’s two middle schools. The move was made after she declined to accept a $20,000 pay cut, she told the American-Statesman this week.
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HUTTO’S DEPARTED COACHES
Six Hutto coaches of girls sports have left the school, for various reasons:
Janiece Nelson: Then, head volleyball coach. Now, middle school athletic coordinator.
Lonnie Pollard: Then, head soccer coach. Now, resigned to go into private business.
Eric Soto: Then, head softball and assistant volleyball coach. Now, at Taylor High School.
Aaron Harter: Then, head golf coach. Now, resigned.
Ken Cooper: Then, head girls basketball coach. Now, retired.
Katie Kistner: Then, soccer assistant coach. Now, moved to Corpus Christi area.