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IMG Academy continues to use the utmost of caution when it comes to the health and safety of everyone on campus. We have been following guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital as well as the Florida Department of Health.

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Shawn Pitcher

Nutrition Coach

  • With IMG Since: 2019
  • Hometown: Endicott, NY
  • Languages Spoken: English

About Me

Originally from Endicott, New York, Shawn played collegiate football at SUNY - Buffalo. He earned his Bachelor's degree and completed clinical hours to take the registered dietitian exam before studying at Pittsburg State University. Shawn completed a year of doctoral work at the University of Mississippi earning his Ph.D. In addition to his Ph.D and Master's degree, Shawn has completed multiple internships and apprenticeships.


  • B.S., Dietetics and Nutrition, SUNY - Buffalo
  • M.S., Health, Human Performance and Recreation, Pittsburg State University


  • Graduate Assistant, Sports Nutrition, University of Mississippi, 2018
  • Director of Nutrition, Spot Athletics, 2017
  • Sports Performance Coach, Nationwide Childrens Hospital, 2017
  • Sports Nutrition Intern, University of Missouri, 2016
  • Graduate Assistant, Nutrition and Strength, Pittsburg State University, 2015-2016
  • Strength and Nutrition Intern, University of Buffalo, 2015
  • Strength Intern, Buffalo State, 2012-2015

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