Author Ian McLean

Ian McLean is freelancer and member of the Houston Writers Guild.  For the past twenty-five years, Ian devoted his life to teaching and coaching high school and middle school athletes.  He was born in Long Beach, California and graduated from University High School in Waco, Texas.  A love of literature led him to Sam Houston State University where he played football and excelled in storytelling.   Ian is a husband and proud father of three.  Contact Ian through his email,

Shane McLean's 1873 Colt Peacemaker

Kirby McLean, age 5, seated on his mule "Joe Brady"

Alvin "Pete" McLean

Lemon Grove, California, 1945

Alvin "Pete" McLean

Robby McLean, age 3

Parade in San Diego County, California, 1950

Alvin "Pete" McLean

Riding his horse "Diablo" in a rodeo, San Diego County, California, 1948

Vern McLean, San Diego County,1940

Ian McLean and his family

 Awards and Recognition

Author Ian McLean

Coach Ian McLean is in the Who's Who of Texas 63

Ian McLean speaking to students "How to become a writer"

Career Day at First Colony M.S.  Fort Bend County Texas