From Nishikori and Maria Sharapova to Cam Newton and Eli Manning, IMG Academy is dedicated to turning the world’s most passionate athletes into the world’s best — athletes trained by IMG Academy have won 63 MVP awards, 131 all-star spots, 29 world championships, 3 Heisman trophies, 900 tournaments, 107 major championships, and 32 Olympic gold medals.
Starting in 1978 as the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, Nick envisioned an academy that would allow dedicated athletes to focus on reaching their potential, while teaching them responsibility, leadership and determination.
More than 30 years later this vision has evolved into IMG Academy a world leader in integrated academics, athletics and personal development. IMG student-athletes continue to attend some of the world’s most prestigious universities and serve as some of the top athletes across the globe.
Notable Universities Attended by IMG Academy Students:
At IMG Academy, we help place student-athletes at the universities that best fit their goals and needs – both academically and athletically. Often, those universities represent some of the highest-performing in the world. Notable universities attended by IMG Academy graduates:
“Both of my daughters received full scholarships to the University of Notre Dame, which I attribute to the instruction, motivation and inspiration received at IMG Academy.”
Notable achievements of the 563 graduates from the 2009-2012 classes:
- 30% committed to a top school as ranked by the U.S. News & World Report
- 326 grads (nearly 60%) have committed to a D-I university (less than 6% of student-athletes nationally play sports at the D-I, II or III collegiate level).
- Average of $1.2 million of total scholarships for freshmen year of college (less than 2% of student-athletes nationally earn a college scholarship)
|Andre Agassi||Renaldo Balkman||DaMarcus Beasley||Michael Beasley|
|Boris Becker||Zak Boggs||Jim Courier||Paula Creamer|
|Adam Dunn||Julieta Granada||Tommy Haas||Ryan Harrison|
|Martina Hingis||Tim Howard||Jelena Jankovic||Anna Kournikova|
|Sabine Lisicki||Kei Nishikori||Sean O'Hair||Michael Parkhurst|
|Heath Pearce||Chris Perez||Marcelo Rios||Monica Seles|
|Maria Sharapova||Peter Uihlein||Serena Williams||Venus Williams|