Coach McTague served as an assistant coach at Glendale between 1998 and 2005 for three different Falcon head coaches. Mike Keltner ('98-'99), Steve Hesser ('99-'04), and Sean Williamson ('04-'05).
He comes to Glendale after one season as head coach at Branson, which he led to an COC Large Division Championship and 19-8 overall record. Before Branson, Coach McTague had a great run Clever that included two trips to the Misssouri Class 2 Final Four (3rd place in 2008 and fourth place in 2010). His overall head coaching record is 144-75.
Coach McTague continues a recent trend of hiring Glendale head coaches who've competed against the Falcons in the past. Mike Keltner played and coached against Glendale while he was at Hillcrest. Steve Hesser, as head coach at Bartlesville(OK), coached against Glendale twice (winning once, losing once), and Sean Williamson played against Glendale when he was at Nixa High School. Coach McTague led his Branson Pirates in battle versus Glendale twice this past season...he went 1-1.
Jack Roberts was Glendale's first coach from 1963 until 1984. He was followed by Mike Keltner from 1984 to 1999. Steve Hesser came to Glendale from Oklahoma in the summer of 1999 and remained as head coach until 2004. Sean Williamson took over in the spring of 2004 and was head coach until stepping down Feb. 28th of this year.