Every week at least one athlete from each sport will earn theGatorade âG Standout Awardâ/IMG Academy Athlete of the Weekfor displaying Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibiting a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy Soccer winners of theGatorade âGâ Standout Award/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week Award are...
Nigel McIntosh and Kayla Ahenakew
Nigel: Hayward, California
Kayla: Saskatchewan, Canada
Kayla: Lionel Messi
Best Advice Received:
Nigel: "Even though you're one of the best, you have to keep working to get better."
Kayla: "Never give up."
Favorite Part of IMG Academy:
Nigel: The amount of soccer you get to play every day
Kayla: Meeting new people
Biggest Athletic Accomplishment:
Nigel: Winning the State title as a freshman on varsity
Kayla: Creating a soccer team for my late friend and winning 4 of 5 tournaments
Nigel: Prince Royce
Biggest Superstition/Habit Before Competition:
Nigel: "I always do the sign of the cross before I play."
Kayla: "I have to listen to my iPod."
These players have displayed Attitude, Concentration and Effort on a daily basis and have received recognitionby our coaching staff. Our coaching staff strives daily to deliverQuality Instructionwithin aCompetitive Environmentand provide all of our summer camp athletes with theOpportunityto fulfill their individual athletic potential.Athleticism, Strict Discipline, High Work-Rate,and aWinning Mentalityare the minimum expectations. CongratulationstoNigel and Kayla who have excelled!