McLean Select Basketball ("MSB") is a member club of the FCYBL and is the select basketball program offered by McLean Youth Basketball. MSB fields two teams in each of the four boys and girls age groups, for a total of 16 teams.
Matt Tallent has been coaching basketball and baseball in McLean since 2011. He has coached at all levels of boys house and boys select basketball. He has coached the boys McLean Select team in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021. He is currently the President of McLean Little League and has managed baseball teams at all age levels from 5-15U over the last 10 years. In 2004 and 2005 he was an assistant softball coach at Marshall High School. Also in 2005 he coached the 16U girls Fairfax Stars basketball team. He and his wife Cristina have 3 boys, ages 11, 14 and 16. Matt’s basketball philosophy is to focus on fundamentals, effort and team chemistry. He values great overall kids more than great players. The hallmark of his teams are that they are significantly better by the end of the season than they were at the beginning.