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More Than a Coach: The Taft Watson Story

The inspirational film centers on the life of legendary Terrell's Bay high school basketball coach, Taft M. Watson, and his dominance on the court, and the loving leadership he provided to his players over a 47 year coaching career.

  • Stacie Davis
  • Stacie Davis
  • Akintunde Warnock
  • Stacie Davis
  • Akintunde Warnock
  • Maxwell Highsmith
    Key Cast
    "Coach Taft Watson "
    The Suicide Note (2016)
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 22 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 14, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    70,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Best Documentary of the Year
    Myrtle Beach
    United States
    Myrtle Beach Film Festival
  • Orlando
    United States
    International Christian Film Festival
  • Nashville
    International Black Film Festival
Director Biography - Stacie Davis

Stacie Davis wrote her first book entitled "The House That Taft Built" while a freshman student at Claflin University. Years later, she met comedian Akintunde Warnock and together along with a crew collaborated to produce "More Than a Coach: The Taft Watson Story"

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Director Statement

It takes a dream to get started, desire to keep going, and determination to finish.” -Eddie Harris Jr. Which is truly my life towards this documentary. My dream, a desire and determination to finish.