|J.D. Gravina (Photo by Inertia Sports Media)|
McCleary comes to Western Illinois after a one-year stint as an assistant coach at Lewis University in 2012-13, where she helped the Flyers to a 24-6 record and berth into the NCAA Tournament.
Beale joined the Leatherneck women's basketball staff as a graduate manager following a playing career at Illinois-Springfield. She captained the Prairie Stars as a junior and senior and holds the school record for three-pointers made in a season. The Independence, Mo. native also earned Second Team All-Conference honors.