Coach McLaren has over two decades of professional softball coaching experience. During his 14 year tenure as an assistant and head coach at Nebraska Wesleyan University, Butch developed 75 NCAA DIII 1st teamers, 84 all GPAC selections, and 4 GPAC pitcher of the year winners. As the head coach of Lincoln East High School, he took the Spartans to the Class A State Finals while coaching 25 all-city selections, 9 all-state honorees, and the Nebraska player of the year. McLaren played baseball and football for the University of Northern Arizona. He is a middle-school educator by day and works primarily with fast pitch students at The Driven Academy.