Every week of camp, IMG Academy selects the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gatorade. The honoree is bestowed the G-Award in recognition of the athlete who displays Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibits a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy Boys Soccer winner of the Gatorade G-Award for the week of July 22 is 15-year-old Jared Reeber from Westchester County, N.Y.
How long have you been playing soccer for?
I've been playing soccer since I was five years old.
Who is your coach?
Coach Ferdi DeMatthaeis.
What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?
My favorite thing about IMG Academy is the facilities and the coaching. The coaches vary the drills and push you.
What is your favorite thing to do after you win a game?
Since my dad drove me to every game, I would recap the game with him and talk about what I did well and badly.
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
Knowing that if I work harder in practice it will be easier to compete.