Coach Fermin Miguel Mendez
Coach Fermin Miguel Mendez is a Newark, New Jersey native. He began his wrestling career at the age of 14 at Delbarton High School. From there, Coach Fermin went on to become a three time varsity letter winner on Harvard University’s Division 1 Wrestling Team. He has trained athletes at a range of levels, from youth to university level wrestlers in both New Jersey and Michigan.
With a passion for coaching, Coach Fermin joined BTS Detroit while attending University of Michigan Law School. Now, he is in his fourth season and serves as our Patton Park Head Coach. He believes in the positive impact that wrestling can have on an individual and a community. Coach Fermin is thankful for the opportunity to serve the youth of Detroit, who come in every day, tenacious, energetic, and ready for a challenge.