Chance Cotton began his coaching career in 2015, and 2019 was his first year at Robert E. Lee. He coaches rovers, baseball, and is teaching 9th grade Geography. Coach Cotton graduated from Van High School in Van, Texas where he played football and was an All-State baseball honoree. He attended The University of Texas at Tyler where he earned his B.S. in Kinesiology, was named an All-West Region Pitcher, and was a member of the 2013 UT Tyler ASC Champion team. Coach Cotton is married to Katie, an RN who works in hospice care. His hobbies include playing golf, watching baseball, and reading.