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IMG Academy Coaches

The program utilizes a multiphased approach to player development that includes player evaluation, position-specific skill instruction and competition.  IMG Academy is a proven destination for players seeking improvement.

Coaching Staff
Brian Nash
Director
Brian Nash, an NCAA Division I head and assistant coach for more than 20 years, joined IMG Academy as Director of Basketball in 2016. Nash came to IMG Academy...

Boys Basketball Coaching Staff

  • Dan Barto
    Head Skill Trainer
    Dan Barto has been with the IMG Academy basketball program since 2003. Prior to...
  • John Mahoney
    Post-graduate Head Coach
    Mahoney came to the IMG Academy basketball program in 2012 and is helping to coach...
  • Jarrett Stephens
    Coach
    Jarrett supports our Boy's Basketball program with more than 17 years of coaching...
  • Billy Clapper
    Coach
    Billy Clapper comes to IMG Academy after six seasons as the head coach at Penn State...
  • Altron Jackson
    Coach
    Altron attented the University of South Florida from 1998-2002.  While at USF, he...
  • Daniel Vivas
    Coach
    As an alumni of IMG Academy from Mexico City, Mexico, Daniel played collegiate...
  • Segado “Cookie” Belcher
    Coach
    Played basketball at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Career steals record at UNL...

Basketball Administration

  • Josh Pridokas
    Program Manager
    Josh joined the IMG Academy basketball program as the Program Manager in 2015. In...
  • Patrick Wondrak
    Sport Advisor
    Prior to joining IMG Academy in 2015, Patrick worked with the Charlotte Stone Crabs...
  • Jason Puckett
    Team and Group Sales Manager
    Jason has worked with the University of Florida Athletic Department, the Cincinnati...
  • Alberto Markovich
    Alberto Markovich
    Student-Athlete Advisor
    Alberto Markovich serves as the Student-Athlete Advisor for the IMG Academy...
  • Marlboro Ma
    Head of China Recruitment
    With a home base in Beijing, Marlboro oversees all IMG Academy Outreach throughout...
  • Rob Henry
    Pro/Collegiate Sales Manager/Advisor
    Pro/Collegiate Advisor
    Rob Henry has been with the IMG Academy outreach division since August 2016. Prior...
  • Naotoshi Tamaru
    Outreach Coordinator - Japan
    Naotoshi Tamaru started as the Japanese Outreach Coordinator at the IMG Academy in...
  • Martina Knezevic
    Head of Europe Recruitment
    Martina was born and raised in Germany. After completing formal education in Munich...

Basketball Support Staff

  • Video Technician - Dan Dardarian
    Dan Dardarian
    Video Technician
    Dan has recently joined our basketball staff as a new Video Technician. He will...
  • Ben Wood
    Athletic Trainer
    Ben graduated from the University of Tampa with a Bachelor’s degree in Sports...
  • Steffen Visk
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Steffen Visk has been with the IMG Academy Athletic and Personal Development program...

College Planning and Placement Staff

  • Mark Blaweiss
    Mark Blaweiss
    Director of College Planning and Placement
    Mark Blaweiss has worked and held leadership roles in the fields of higher education...
  • Wayne Walton
    College Counselor
    Wayne works primarily with basketball, golf and baseball student-athletes. Prior to...
  • Heather Von Seggern
    Heather Von Seggern
    College Advisor
    Heather Von Seggern has been with IMG Academy since 2010 and works with soccer,...
  • Mark Riddell
    Mark Riddell
    Director of College Entrance Exam Preparation
    Mark Riddell is the Director of College Entrance Exam Preparation (SAT & ACT) at...