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Who we are

Determined to develop

IMG Academy has more programming and expertise than ever to help student-athletes maximize their potential and win their future.

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IMG Academy provides an all-encompassing approach to academics, athletics and personal growth that instills confidence and prepares student-athletes for college and beyond.

Development for all ages

If you want to hone your skill to improve competitive performance, IMG Academy sport camps provide the platform to maximize your potential. IMG camps offer customizable programming options unique to your age, skill level and athletic goals. With camps available throughout the year, you can find a program to improve your game during nearly every break in your school or sport calendar.

The largest recruiting network

For over 20 years, NCSA has been a leader in college athletic recruiting, and we are proud to continue growing our legacy as part of IMG Academy.

Developing the total student-athlete

Enhance your sports training with online coaching from IMG Academy.

Who we are

Education for today's world

IMG Academy provides an all-encompassing approach to academics, athletics and personal growth that instills confidence and prepares student-athletes for college and beyond.

One campus. Boundless potential.

When dedicated and passionate student-athletes join with expert teachers and coaches, you find a truly one-of-a-kind environment for growth. From the 2021-22 school year:

  • 4:1staff-to-student ratio
  • 71countries represented
  • 49states represented
  • 25student commitments to Top 25-ranked academic universities or liberal arts colleges
  • 209student commitments to D-I programs
  • 6student commitments to Ivy League schools

Academics

Tomorrow's leaders learn here

For student-athletes to thrive in 21st century college classrooms and beyond, they must be equipped with a skill set that embodies the mandates of a changing world. IMG Academy employs best practices that reflect current effective learning research through the strategic integration of information literacy and an instruction and curriculum plan that dictates the inclusion of complex, rigorous thinking tasks.

Academics

Tomorrow's leaders learn here

For student-athletes to thrive in 21st century college classrooms and beyond, they must be equipped with a skill set that embodies the mandates of a changing world. IMG Academy employs best practices that reflect current effective learning research through the strategic integration of information literacy and an instruction and curriculum plan that dictates the inclusion of complex, rigorous thinking tasks.

Academics

Tomorrow's leaders learn here

For student-athletes to thrive in 21st century college classrooms and beyond, they must be equipped with a skill set that embodies the mandates of a changing world. IMG Academy employs best practices that reflect current effective learning research through the strategic integration of information literacy and an instruction and curriculum plan that dictates the inclusion of complex, rigorous thinking tasks.

Academics

Tomorrow's leaders learn here

For student-athletes to thrive in 21st century college classrooms and beyond, they must be equipped with a skill set that embodies the mandates of a changing world. IMG Academy employs best practices that reflect current effective learning research through the strategic integration of information literacy and an instruction and curriculum plan that dictates the inclusion of complex, rigorous thinking tasks.

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IMG Academy is one of the world’s most prestigious boarding schools and admits a limited amount of students annually from a large pool of qualified applicants, so we encourage interested student-athletes to submit an application as early as possible. Submit your online application to get started today.

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IMG Academy boarding school is built for dedicated and passionate student-athletes. We provide the tools and resources for our student-athletes to achieve their goals in the classroom, in their sport, in college and beyond. IMG Academy tuition rates are based on the comprehensive nature of our programming and resources available to student-athletes.

Athletics

Prepared for the next level

Across 14 sport programs (plus girls volleyball coming in 2023), IMG Academy offers world-class training and development. IMG Academy offers everything a student-athlete needs for maximizing potential in one location by combining expert coaching, sport science, professional-grade facilities, and progressive development methodologies focused on tactical and technical improvement, performance training, and long-term athletic success.

Tuition

IMG Academy boarding school is built for dedicated and passionate student-athletes. We provide the tools and resources for our student-athletes to achieve their goals in the classroom, in their sport, in college and beyond. IMG Academy tuition rates are based on the comprehensive nature of our programming and resources available to student-athletes.

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Boarding School

IMG Academy student-athletes have the opportunity to attend a variety of events in addition to annual prom and homecoming dances. Journey through global cuisines with food fairs, explore cultural traditions at dance and music festivals, play games at on-site carnival and arcade nights, or simply settle in and socialize at our recreational area outside the residence halls. IMG's campus life activities are age-appropriate and are chosen to provoke new memories, broaden cultural experiences, and create lasting memories as a community.

Sample campus life activities:

  • 20+ student clubs and organizations to join
  • Movie nights
  • Arcade game night
  • Carnival spring break send off
  • Winter wonderland (real snow brought in!)
  • New Years block party
  • Glow basketball tournament
  • Seasonal events and activities
  • Diverse, cultural events
  • Beach days
  • Mini golf days

Sport Camps

IMG Academy student-athletes have the opportunity to attend a variety of events in addition to annual prom and homecoming dances. Journey through global cuisines with food fairs, explore cultural traditions at dance and music festivals, play games at on-site carnival and arcade nights, or simply settle in and socialize at our recreational area outside the residence halls. IMG's campus life activities are age-appropriate and are chosen to provoke new memories, broaden cultural experiences, and create lasting memories as a community.

Sample campus life activities:

  • 20+ student clubs and organizations to join
  • Movie nights
  • Arcade game night
  • Carnival spring break send off
  • Winter wonderland (real snow brought in!)
  • New Years block party
  • Glow basketball tournament
  • Seasonal events and activities
  • Diverse, cultural events
  • Beach days
  • Mini golf days

Housing

3 Residence halls
1,000 Rooms
24 / 7 Safety & security

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Academic support

Tutoring

For student-athletes who need extra help with classwork, an upcoming project, or a test, IMG Academy offers a variety of tutoring opportunities. The Achievement Center provides assistance during both school sessions each day and evening tutoring is offered nightly. Fee-based private tutoring sessions are also available for those who are interested

Tutoring

For student-athletes who need extra help with classwork, an upcoming project, or a test, IMG Academy offers a variety of tutoring opportunities. The Achievement Center provides assistance during both school sessions each day and evening tutoring is offered nightly. Fee-based private tutoring sessions are also available for those who are interested

Tutoring

For student-athletes who need extra help with classwork, an upcoming project, or a test, IMG Academy offers a variety of tutoring opportunities. The Achievement Center provides assistance during both school sessions each day and evening tutoring is offered nightly. Fee-based private tutoring sessions are also available for those who are interested

Tutoring

For student-athletes who need extra help with classwork, an upcoming project, or a test, IMG Academy offers a variety of tutoring opportunities. The Achievement Center provides assistance during both school sessions each day and evening tutoring is offered nightly. Fee-based private tutoring sessions are also available for those who are interested

Off campus activities

Chaperoned Trips

IMG offers chaperoned trips and transportation to local retail stores, restaurants, and points of interest. Excursions are also available to local theme parks, sporting events, and other local attractions at an additional cost. Some trips may only be available for specific age groups, depending on the destination. Shuttles run either hourly or as a half to full day excursions.

Retail trips include:

  • University Town Center (shopping mall)
  • Target & Walmart
  • Publix & Whole Foods
  • Anna Maria Island
  • St Petersburg Pier

Excursion trips include:

  • Busch Gardens
  • Top Golf
  • Skyzone
  • Disney World
  • Universal Studios
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Tampa Bay Rays

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On Campus Options

Fusion

Asian-inspired fare allowing you to build your own stir fry or bowl! Also available are egg rolls, stir fry, and more.

Open Daily: 11AM - 9PM

The Brick Oven

Create a custom pizza or have your choice of calzones, cheesesteaks, wings, and quesadillas.

Open Daily: 11AM - 9PM

The Servery

Buffet-style cuisine prepared with the athlete in mind. Follow our nutritionist-recommended portions or create your own cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Breakfast: 6AM-8:30AM

Lunch: 11AM-1:30PM

Dinner: 5PM-7:30PM

La Boulangerie

Delicious bites and crafted hot or iced beverages from our on-campus bistro. Serving Illy Coffee, pastries, and sandwiches for your active and on-the-go lifestyle.

Open Daily: 7:30AM - 3:30PM

Food Truck Fridays

Local food trucks with street fair offerings come to campus every Friday. Taste foods from top local trucks in the Sarasota/Bradenton area.

Friday: 5PM-8PM

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Around the World

Campus life hosts monthly events that highlight cuisines from around the world. Local restaurants are invited to offer and share a diverse cultural.

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Campus Bookstore

Located in the Campus Center with extended hours, the IMG campus store sells clothing, sports equipment, and is fully stocked with snacks and drinks.

MyIMGCard

MyIMG card allows access to our facilities and the convenience of a debit or credit card all in one. For students, campers, and guests, MyIMGCard allows you to focus on your game while enjoying the on-campus refreshments and offerings.

Additional Resources

SAT/ ACT

Student-athletes take a year-long, 40-hour standardized test preparatory course that begins spring semester of sophomore year and continues through fall semester of junior year. The course coincides with optimal timing for students to prepare for the tests and concludes prior to taking the SAT and ACT.

Transfer Credits

Credits may be awarded to student-athletes transferring to IMG Academy from another academic institution. Official transcripts will be reviewed by the Registrar to determine eligibility, number of credits earned, and progress towards graduation.

NCAA Eligibility

Our staff offers educational guidance, monitors academic certification, tracks recruitment activities and oversees amateurism issues so student-athletes, parents and college coaches can have full confidence that an IMG Academy graduate will have a complete understanding of the rules in place that govern eligibility to play at the next level. Learn more about the NCAA at www.ncaa.org.

Graduation Requirements

IMG Academy offers a College Preparatory Diploma to student-athletes who successfully complete the credit requirements for graduation.

For more information regarding transfer credits, eligibility, and graduation requirements, please email [email protected].

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Personal Development

Prepared, driven, confident

IMG Academy has an unparalleled focus on intentional personal development

IMG Academy has a one-of-a-kind growth environment where each individual is a competitive student-athlete, unified in their pursuit of maximum potential. We are the most intentional program in the world at developing the whole student with a proven setting that offers performance training in areas like leadership, mental performance, vision training, nutrition, and athletic body management. Developed over the course of more than 40 years by our highly skilled team of innovative experts in Sport Science, Sport Psychology, Kinesiology, and Educational Leadership and Learning, our Athletic and Personal Development program promotes athletic progression, character development, and overall personal development. Our goal is to help student-athletes reach their full potential in sport and life while ensuring they feel confident and prepared for their next steps

Since 2012, IMG Academy graduates have attended 90 of the U.S. News & World Report TOP 100 UNIVERSITIES

College Placement

Prepared, driven, confident

This is sports education

Did you know 95% of Fortune 500 CEOs once played sports? Or that 52% of women in Fortune 500 C-suite positions played college athletics? At IMG Academy, we believe sports, along with academics and personal development, all play an equally critical role in helping a child meet their ultimate potential. Our cutting-edge approach to purposeful and holistic development is unmatched for placing student-athletes on college rosters and preparing them for long-term success in life.

Academic support

Excelling in the classroom means meeting the needs of each student-athlete and guiding them every step of the way. From additional office hours to extra support when it matters most, IMG Academy’s academic support is unmatched in preparing student-athletes for the rigors of a college curriculum.

Tutoring

For student-athletes who need extra help with classwork, an upcoming project, or a test, IMG Academy offers a variety of tutoring opportunities. The Achievement Center provides assistance during both school sessions each day and evening tutoring is offered nightly. Fee-based private tutoring sessions are also available for those who are interested

Learning Resource Center

IMG Academy’s Learning Resource Center (LRC) provides student-athletes access to personalized academic guidance and executive functioning training in areas such as goal setting and management, organization, and self-awareness. Students-athletes with identified learning differences and those who need an extra measure of learning support should consider the benefits of this service.

For more information regarding the LRC, please email our admissions team at [email protected].

Summer School

IMG Academy has revolutionized the concept of summer school. Available to all enrolled student-athletes, the summer school program is the perfect balance of ongoing coursework with personalized sport training.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Transitioning into American culture and the U.S. education system can be challenging for even the brightest international students. The IMG Academy ESL offering is a perfect solution for students looking to improve academic reading and writing in English and preparing for their TOEFL exam. IMG Academy is the ideal location for this program, as we host one of the most diverse campuses on the planet, with our student-athletes representing more than 80 countries from around the world.

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