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Jack Mintz of Park City, Utah wins IMG Academy Lacrosse Gatorade G-Award Week of July 15th

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 Lacrosse winner of the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week Award is Jack Mintz from Park City, Utah.

How long have you been playing lacrosse for? 

I am 14 and I have been playing lacrosse for five years.

Who is your coach?

Coach Patrick Haley.

What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?

I like the campus because it’s just all out in front of you and you can go out and play whenever you want.

Do you have any pre-game rituals that help you prepare for a big game?

I watch motivational videos.

What professional athlete inspires you the most?

Kyle Harrison.

What is your favorite thing to do after you win a game?

I don’t really do anything.

What motivates you to push through a tough practice?

“Play every shift like it’s your last." I think about that motto.