Kathryn Violette of Japan wins the IMG Academy Basketball Gatorade G-Award Week of July 8
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 Basketball winner of the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week Award is Kathryn Violette from Japan.
How long have you been playing basketball for?
I have been playing basketball for five or six years.
Who is your coach?
What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?
I like how they make us work our hardest every day.
Do you have any pre-game rituals that help you prepare for a big game?
I make sure that I am not too cocky and I listen to music.
What professional athlete inspires you the most?
For guys, I like Rajon Rondo. For girls, I like Maya Moore.
What is your favorite thing to do after you win a game?
I like being with my team and maybe going out to dinner.
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
I think that after this I will be better, and when it gets easier I can push myself to do something more.
Photo by: Kristina Puthoff-King