Nepomuceno holds his first international coaching seminar in Manila



    22 coaches receive Level 1 or Bronze Level Certification

     Four-time World Cup champion Paeng Nepomuceno (back row, third from the left), a USBC certified coach and USBC Ambassador, just finished his first international coaching seminar (Level 1 and Bronze Level Certification) at the Pearl Bowling Center in Manila, Philippines from May 29-31. Click on the image to see the full size version.

    Among the 22 coaches, who were certified in both levels, were 7 Hong Kong national team coaches, 3 Hong Kong pro shop operators and 1 Hong Kong national team player; 1 national coach and 3 pro shop operators from Macao, China, 1 England-based Australian and 5 Philippine Kegel Asia/ Bowlmart coaches as well as 1 Filipino bowler.

    The new certified coaches are:

    Kent Li, Yuet Ming Leung, Daniel Lui, Vanessa Fung, Tilda Shum, Suet Yee Fung, Dorvian Yu, Frankie Cheung, Ivan lee, Carol Pang, Vicky Yeung, Hei Ieong Lok, Cookie Lee, Eurico Lam, David Craig, Jose Manuel Manchon, Lucy Cheng, Johnson Cheng, Yap Seok Kim, Cecilia Yap, Nichol Yap, and Miles Cabia.

    This was the second seminar of the Philippine bowling legend, who teamed up with the United States Bowling Congress to promote the sport around the world, held his groundbreaking seminar at Paeng's Eastwood Bowl from May 21-23. Working together with international coaches was a new experience, even for Paeng, who has won more than 100 international titles in his illustrious career.

    "I think that the seminar went well even with encountering translation difficulties", Paeng reported. "Unfortunately, I don't speak Cantonese but one lady, Dorvian Yu, was gracious enough to act as my translator. She did a great job because her group passed with flying colors."