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Michigan signee Jordan Anthony has a rare, ambitious goal for his college career

By Connor O’Gara, Saturday Tradition Jordan Anthony sat at a table with three of his female IMG Academy classmates. It was February 1, but there was no signing day drama for him. Anthony was decked out in Michigan gear and ready to sign his National Letter of Intent two months after he made the announcement that he was going to Ann Arbor in 2017. He was one of 21 IMG Academy football players who earned a college scholarship, yet he sat at the table as the odd man out. Why? Anthony wasn’t an early enrollee. All of his IMG teammates...

IMG Alumna Rinko Mitsunaga finds independence and friendship through golf

By Janey Murray, Growing up on the golf course at Country Club of Roswell, Rinko Mitsunaga always knew she was going to be a golfer. Her father, Takeshi Mitsunaga, once played professionally on the Asian Tour. He was always there to coach her throughout her childhood. After Rinko's sister Arisa showed little interest in golf, he was excited to have a child that wanted to try her hand at the sport. “I think if I had shown more interest, he would have wanted me to play,” Arisa said. “But with Rinko, I think they did want a child that...

IMG Academy Selected to Compete in Geico High School Lacrosse Nationals

IMG Academy has been selected to compete in the inaugural High School Lacrosse Nationals set to take place May 29-31 at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. All three days of competition will be streamed or televised on ESPN networks. After completing the 2017 regular season with an 11-1 record, the Ascenders will face Christ School (Asheville, NC) in the quarterfinals. The team is currently ranked No. 2 in the USA TODAY SPORTS SUPER 25 Expert Rankings and is riding a 10-game winning streak. See below for the press release from ESPN: GEICO has been named title sponsor of the inaugural...


By Trent Tetzlaff, Eastbay You hear it all the time — getting into shape and staying in shape requires more than just working out, it requires sustaining a healthy and balanced diet. It may sounds easy, but for most young athletes accomplishing the task of eating healthy is extremely tough. Jackie Barcal, Head of Nutrition at IMG Academy, has worked with a number of athletes through her years and knows what a good diet looks like inside and out. In order to help get you on track with your diet, we spoke with Barcal to find out more. TT: Trent...

SNNTV’s ‘Making a Champion’ with Dream-Chasing Tennis Student-Athlete Sany Gawande

This week’s SNNTV ‘Making a Champion’ segment features IMG Academy tennis student-athlete, Sany Gawande. Originally from India, Gawande came to IMG Academy five years ago to pursue her dreams of becoming a professional tennis player. Now at fifteen years old, Gawande’s coach, Margie Zesinger, says, “Now, she’s more like her tennis idols. She’s similar to that Roger Federer… that presence on the court, that you know that she’s there.” View the original story from SNNTV here. Do you have dreams to pursue a professional tennis career like Sany? Click here.

Check Out Trevon Duval's Official Senior Mixtape!

Trevon Duval is the most exciting guard in high school basketball. Don't believe us? Just watch the video above from Home Team Hoops. For more information on IMG's boys basketball program, click here. Click here to attend a boys basketball camp at IMG.

Behind the Scenes of IMG's Nationally Ranked Boys Lacrosse Program

The Lacrosse Network went behind-the-scenes with the IMG Academy boys lacrosse program to give you an exclusive look at the training, coaching, commitment and hard work that goes in to becoming a top-10 nationally ranked high school team. To watch the entire Drive Undeniable series from The Lacrosse Network, presented by Under Armour, click here. For more information on IMG’s lacrosse program, click here. To register for a boys lacrosse camp at IMG, click here. For general information about the academy, enter your information in the form below.

Bridgestone Golf named IMG Academy’s Official Golf Ball Provider

Bridgestone Golf – Innovator of premium golf balls, clubs and accessories – is joining forces with the acclaimed IMG Academy to assist in the development of numerous young golfers who attend the school and partake in its popular camps . The new relationship will designate Bridgestone as the Official Golf Ball provider of the Academy. Bridgestone will support IMG’s talented youth by providing award-winning golf balls as well as donating a variety of high-quality clubs and accessories for use by general student and camping populations. The relationship ensures that IMG athletes have access to the best available equipment, while Bridgestone...

What separates the good athletes from the great?

In elite sports, it can often be difficult to find differences in top athletes that are visually apparent. The level of physical disparity is very small. So, what is it that separates the good from the great? IMG Academy’s Director of Athletic and Personal Development, David Hesse, shares his insight on what differentiates the average athletes from the excellent ones. Hesse is an accredited Sport Scientist in Psychology who has helped a number of athletes in the United States and the United Kingdom gear up for major athletic events like the London 2012 Olympics and the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games....

5 Gifts to Show Mom You Love Her

Mom’s are amazing, and it’s important that we show them how much we appreciate all that they do and sacrifice for us, each and every day. Lucky for you, we found the top five gifts to show your mom some love this Mother’s Day. 1. Adult Camp at IMG Academy Whether your mom loves spending time on the course, or on the court, or is just passionate about maintaining a healthy lifestyle, IMG Academy has the perfect camp for her. IMG offers 1 to 5-day camps for adults in golf, tennis and performance. With our luxury on-campus accommodations and world-class...

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