Manuel Diaz (tennis)

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Manuel Diaz (born San Juan, Puerto Rico) is the long-time head tennis coach at the University of Georgia. He has coached the Bulldogs to four NCAA championships, starting in 1999 and notably in 2007, when John Isner headed the team.

He was inducted into the Georgia Tennis Hall of Fame in 2000. He is in second place behind his mentor Dan Magill on the all-time SEC wins list. Under Diaz, Georgia has had 32 different players earn All-American honors

Personal life[edit]

Diaz is married to the former Suzanne Rondeau of Toronto, Canada, and they have three sons. The middle son, Eric, plays tennis for the University of Georgia.