Every week at least one athlete from each sport will earn the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week for displaying Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibiting a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy Athletic and Personal Development winner of the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week Award is Daniel Faucetta from New York City, N.Y.
What sport do you play and how long have you been playing it for?
I play water polo and have been for two years.
What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?
I like the way they have you work hard each and every day. I also like the fact that we have activities to do at night so it is never boring.
What professional athlete inspires you the most?
I like Georges St-Pierre. He is a UFC fighter.
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
We have music playing during our practices and that motivates me to keep going.