POD Leader/Senior Coach
Manual Bermudez has made his mark on the game of golf as a coach. He has coached multiple AJGA
Junior Rolex All-Americans, a U.S. Women’s Amateur Publix Champion as well as National Team players
for Peru, Argentina, Mexico, Venezuela and Taiwan. His students have gone on to some of the best
college programs in the country including Baylor, University of Georgia, Auburn, Oklahoma, University of
Arkansas and more.
Describe your role at BGGA
As a POD Leader and Senior Coach, my main role is
to train and prepare a group of 18 students for their
Favorite part about your job?
Training the students and building their training
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given?
Everything in the universe is moving, so you are either
getting better or getting worse.
Golf and Soccer!
Favorite home-cooked meal?
A good steak on the grill with some type of sea food.
What is always stocked in your refrigerator?
Protein shakes and milk.
THE GATE | NOVEMBER 2018
If you could live anywhere in the world, where
would it be and why?
Valencia, Venezuela. It is my home city, but because
the of the situation in Venezuela it was better to
What movie do you watch and again and again?
There are a few. The Patriot and Robin Hood to name
Where is your favorite place to travel and why?
Depends! Pretty much anywhere in the Caribbean,
and also Madrid as I have a lot of family there.
One thing we don’t know about you?
I love Bullfighting and a good Flamenco show.
The cause I support and why.
I support anybody who is willing to work hard to
make something happen and who doesn’t take