Josh McClallen begins his tenth season as a Railer assistant and his ninth as the head freshmen coach. Coach McClallen has the ultimate job of developing our young players into future varsity contributors and adjusting them to the demands of high school basketball. Josh played four years of college basketball and graduated from Lincoln College and MacMurray College in 1998 and 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree. McClallen also served as a graduate assistant at MacMurray. Last year Coach McClallen’s freshmen posted an impressive 19-4 record. They won the Taylorville Freshmen Tournament and finished second in the Lincoln Freshmen Tournament. Currently, Josh works in Springfield as a Disability Claims Adjudicator for the State of Illinois. He and his wife Becky, and their four-year-old son Grady, reside in Mason City.