True fans of Hollywood probably regard filmmaker Thomas Carter as the first Coach Carter.
His epic 2005 sports biopic “Coach Carter” starring Samuel L. Jackson perfectly presented the trials and tribulations faced on a daily basis by urban educators and students, and what the have-nots can truly accomplish when surrounded by adults who believe in their dreams and understand their plight.
However, 2005 was not Carter’s first foray into sports entertainment. He has made a mark in Hollywood by directing episodes of the television cult classic “White Shadow,” while also serving as the executive producer of “Don King: Only in America.”
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