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IMG Academy Coaches

Our Athletic and Personal Development specialists train many of the world’s top athletes. Learn from the industry’s top performance specialists who work with pros from the NFL, MLB, NBA/WNBA, NLL, ATP/WTA, and PGA/LPGA.

Physical Conditioning Coaches

  • Scott Gadeken
    Scott Gadeken
    Head of Physical Conditioning
    As IMG Academy's Head of Physical Conditioning, Scott Gadeken manages the physical...
  • Steve Novencido
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Steve began at IMG Academy in October 2013 as a Strength & Conditioning Coach,...
  • Loren Seagrave
    Loren Seagrave
    Director of Speed & Movement
    Seagrave is one of the most renowned speed coaches in the world. In 1998, he began...
  • Matt Smith
    Matt Smith
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    As a graduate assistant at IMG Academy, Matt Smith conducts strength, speed and...
  • Eric Grantham
    Eric Grantham
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Eric Grantham has been a physical conditioning coach with the Athletic and Personal...
  • Phil Wallin
    Phil Wallin
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Wallin came to the Athletic & Personal Development program as a Performance...
  • Kevin Heiberger
    Kevin Heiberger
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Heiberger came to the Athletic & Personal Development program as Performance...
  • Uranius Johnson
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Uranius "UJ" Johnson joined the Athletic and Personal Development staff in January...
  • Vinnie Burns
    Vinnie Burns
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Vinnie Burns has been with the IMG Academy Athletic and Personal Development...
  • Steffen Visk
    Steffen Visk
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Steffen Visk has been with the IMG Academy Athletic and Personal Development...
  • Nicholas Panetta
    Nicholas Panetta
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Nick Panetta is a graduate of Michigan State University and has trained athletes...
  • Cassiano Costa
    Cassiano Costa
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Cassiano Costa joined the IMG Academy Athletic and Personal Development program in...

Mental Conditioning Coaches

  • Dr. Angus Mugford
    Dr. Angus Mugford
    Director of Personal & Organizational Performance
    Dr. Mugford joined IMG Academy in 2004 and helped lead much of the growth and...
  • Justin Su'a
    Justin Sua
    Head of Mental Conditioning
    Justin comes to the Mental Conditioning team with an array of experience and...
  • Dr. Taryn Morgan
    Dr. Taryn Morgan
    Assistant Director of Athletic & Personal Development
    Taryn has consulted with numerous junior, collegiate, and professional/Olympic...
  • David DaSilva
    Mental/Vision Coach
    David coordinated Sport Psychology services at Barry University which included...
  • Joshua Lifrak
    Joshua Lifrak
    Senior Mental Conditioning Coach
    Joshua is a senior member of the mental conditioning staff and is currently the...
  • Christian Smith
    Christian Smith
    Mental Conditioning Coach
    Christian brings an abundance of experience with him from both the academic and...
  • DJ Andreoli
    DJ Andreoli
    Mental Conditioning Coach
    DJ Andreoli has been with the IMG Academy Athletic and Personal Development program...

Athletic Trainers

  • Patrick Tanner
    Patrick Tanner
    Head Athletic Trainer
    Prior to working at IMG Academy Patrick was with the Baltimore Orioles Organization...
  • Matt An
    Matt An
    Athletic Trainer
    Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. Matt completed his Bachelor’s of Science in...
  • Jean Troiano
    Jean Troiano
    Athletic Trainer
    She received her bachelors of science in athletic training from Keene State College...
  • Kaitlyn Deshaies
    Kaitlyn Deshaies
    Athletic Trainer
    After Graduating from the University of Tampa, with a degree in Sports Medicine/...
  • Constantine Demetriadis
    Constantine Demetriadis
    Athletic Trainer
    Constantine joined the Personal and Athletic Development Program at IMG Academy in...
  • Robert Zelesnikar
    Robert Zelesnikar
    Athletic Trainer
    A Minneapolis, Minnesota native, Robert graduated from Lewis University in...


  • Stephanie Wilson
    Stephanie Wilson
    Head of Nutrition
    Stephanie began her journey in sports as a gymnast and then transitioned to a...

Leadership Coaches

  • Nonalee Davis
    Nonalee Davis
    Head of Leadership
    Before joining IMG Academy, Nonalee was a professional stuntwoman for several years...
  • Travis Thomas
    Travis Thomas
    Leadership Coach
    Before joining IMG Academy, Travis worked with high school and college students for...

Athletic & Personal Development Administration

  • David Hesse
    David Hesse
    Hesse trained as an Organizational Psychologist where he specialized in business...
  • Christopher King
    Christopher King
    Sports Advisor
    Chris is currently in his fourth year with the Athletic & Personal Development...

College Planning and Placement Staff

  • Mark Blaweiss
    Mark Blaweiss
    Director of College Placement and Planning
    Mark Blaweiss has worked and held leadership roles in the fields of higher...
  • Heather Von Seggern
    Heather Von Seggern
    College Advisor
    Heather Von Seggern has been with IMG Academy since 2010 and works with soccer,...
  • Mark Riddell
    Mark Riddell
    Director of College Entrance Exam Preparation
    Mark Riddell is the Director of College Entrance Exam Preparation (SAT & ACT)...
  • Scott Treibly
    Scott Treibly
    Recruiting Coordinator & College Advisor
    Scott Treibly has been with IMG Academy since 2001 and is currently the College...
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