Bradenton, Fla. (January 13, 2012) - IMG Academy has announced Stephanie M.C. Wilson MS, RD, CISSN, LDNas its Head of Nutrition.
Shown through an already well-rounded career, including serving as a Sports Nutrition Consultant for the University of South Florida athletic department, Wilson brings an immense amount of experience and knowledge to IMG Academy.
Said Wilson, âWhat sets IMG apart is the unique combination of individual nutrition analysis coupled with cutting-edge ability to monitor progress through the Gatorade Sport Science Institute. Growing up as a gymnast and eventually a runner, I can relate to the different struggles of a student-athlete. I love being a role model for them and being able to watch as their performance improves through healthy behavior changes with nutrition.â
At USF, Wilson worked directly with the student-athletes, coaches and teams, conducting presentations and counseling individual athletic performance nutrition. As well as working hands on with student-athletes, she has also spent much of her time involved in research studies as a Sports Nutrition Consultant at the University of Tampa. In addition to her awards and accolades, including earning the American Dietetic Association Outstanding Dietetic Intern of the Year Award in 2009, Wilson has had multiple nutritional articles published in just three years after earning a Master of Science from the University of Florida, graduating Summa Cum Laude.
Said David Hesse, Assistant Director of IMG Performance Institute: âStephanie brings a proven track record of successfully inspiring athletes in the field of nutrition. Her determination and enthusiasm to make a difference is clear for all to see. We expect to see great things from the Nutrition Department under her stewardship and I am delighted that she has chosen to join us ahead of a number of our competitors.â
In her new role at IMG, Wilson will join a highly-experienced staff dedicated to enhancing personal, lifestyle, and sports performance through optimal nutrition.
About IMG Academy
IMG Academy, located in Bradenton, Fla., is the world's largest and most advanced multi-sport training and education complex dedicated to developing the TOTAL ATHLETEâ¢. For more than 30 years, IMG Academy has helped countless youth, adult, collegiate and professional athletes reach their full potential in sport and life, by providing expert coaching, tailored programs and world-class facilities within an energetic environment across a 400-acre campus.
Today, the campus attracts more than 20,000 athletes from 100 countries annually. The Academy consists of the IMG Academy Bollettieri tennis program, IMG Academy golf program, IMG Academy football program, IMG Academy baseball program, Basketball, Lacrosse and Soccer academies - all supported by the IMG Academy and Athletic & Personal Development program's multi-faceted training disciplines. IMG Academy also conducts camps, clinics and events year-round, while providing support to teams and federations around the world. Find more info at www.imgacademies.com.
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