He won the Leinster title in 2004 with the county as a player.
Dessie Dolan is set to become the new manager of the Westmeath senior footballers.
The Garrycastle clubman is expected to have his appointment ratified at a county board meeting this evening.
A Leinster senior medallist in 2004, Dolan will be joined by fellow All-Star John Keane as team coach.
Both men were part of Jack Cooney's management team, before Cooney stepped down earlier this year.