Former Kaufman coach releases first book, Cotton

Former Kaufman ISD coach, Mark S. Harris, released his first book, Cotton, alluding to teams he coached in Kaufman County.

Former Kaufman coach Mark S. Harris has spent 43 years in education, 11 of which he coached students in Kaufman ISD. After expansive time in both the classroom and on the court, Harris has released a fictional novel titled Cotton, reflecting on a combination of different coaches and different teams he has encountered over the years.

This inspirational story is about an old football coach being called out of retirement to coach a girls’ basketball team. This diverse group of girls tries to come together as a team to try to win a state title. Can an old football coach and a diverse group of young girls form a bond strong enough to win a state title? Or will their differences be too much for them to overcome? This novel is about working together toward a common goal. It is also about the role that leadership plays in bringing people together.

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