The lacrosse academy program at IMG Academy is the nation’s only full-time lacrosse residency program. The lacrosse program has revolutionized the sport and is renowned for its cutting edge curriculum and its ability to prepare players for the highly competitive collegiate level.
By pairing elite academics with world-class athletic training, IMG Academy has established itself as a premier school for preparing student-athletes for their next step in life. However, academic enrichment and athletic skill development – though critically important – represent only a portion of the training that IMG Academy student-athletes receive. We instill the confidence that allows our student-athletes to aspire for anything that their mind can imagine, while providing the tools to help them reach those goals.
- Physical and Mental Conditioning with Athletic and Personal Development classes in other disciplines to facilitate total development.
- Residency boarding/preparatory school for ages 14-19. Post-Graduate programs available
- Innovative lacrosse curriculum that integrates indoor (box) concepts and principles with field lacrosse skills
- Expert coaching staff with position-specific expertise
- Experienced college placement and recruitment services
- Pro-quality lacrosse/football stadium (opening late summer 2013) and two pristine lacrosse fields
- National Varsity and National Junior Varsity teams
A fully accredited Pre-K – 12th grade school that includes Post-Graduate offerings, IMG Academy provides both a challenging and supportive environment that brings out the best in student-athletes.
Through small class sizes, a diverse and educated faculty, the encouragement of creativity and discussion, and one-on-one tutoring availability, IMG Academy has sent student-athletes to some of the highest-performing universities in the nation.
As the nation’s only lacrosse residency program, the IMG Academy lacrosse school has revolutionized the sport and is renowned for its cutting edge curriculum and its ability to prepare players for the highly competitive collegiate level.
Utilizing coaches with extensive playing and coaching experience, professional-quality fields dedicated to lacrosse, state-of-the-art video analysis technology and customized training, IMG Academy can help you become a complete player.
The IMG Academy lacrosse program integrates the concepts and principles of both the indoor (box) and field versions of lacrosse, with comprehensive Athletic and Personal Development training in an intensive player development format. Athletes find total individual development within a team format.
By taking advantage of an expert coaching staff, innovative instruction, and an integrated academic, athletic and sport-specific training approach, the IMG Academy lacrosse player graduates with the technical skills, game-level IQ, and strategic awareness essential to establishing a successful college career.
Hannah Nielsen, 2x Tewaaraton Trophy winner
Mike Pressler, Team USA head coach
Chazz Woodson, One of the most dynamic players in MLL history
Johnny Mouradian, Canadian Hall of Famer, GM/Head Coach of Philadelphia Wings
Mark Burnam, 5x All-World Iroquois National Player
Marty Ward, Former Iroquois National Team starting goalkeeper/collegiate All-American
Athletic and Personal Development
The Three Tiers of Training:
1. Athletic and Personal Development Classes
As a part of the curriculum, all student-athletes choose one Athletic and Personal Development class each semester to compliment their sport training based on individual needs. Here is a sample list of Athletic and Personal Development class options:
|Leadership||Science of Speed 1||Yoga|
|Nutrition 1||Science of Speed 2||Mental Toughness|
|Nutrition 2||Vision Training 1||Stress Management|
|Vision Training 2||SAT/ACT Preparation|
When it comes to helping prepare and send student-athletes to high-performing universities, IMG Academy’s proven record is unmatched. The reason? Personal support and knowledgeable guidance throughout the process from our collegiate acceptance and eligibility experts.
2. Core Training
Consists of Physical Conditioning and Movement Training (delivered multiple times per week) and Mental Conditioning (once per week) as well as Nutrition and Leadership Training classes delivered multiple times per semester. All IMG Academy student-athletes receive Core Training.
3. Additional Services
Need some extra work in a specific discipline? Delivered in a one-on-one or small-group setting, specialist tutoring can sharpen your skill and create a customized plan to help you reach your goals.