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About Our Program

Anyone who knows football understands that it’s a year-round endeavor. The work is only getting started when the season ends and no program better prepares student-athletes to succeed at the next level than the IMG Academy football program. We focus on individual improvement through one-on-one position training while integrating Performance programs that promote huge gains in power, speed, confidence and overall health. The result is student-athletes who are coveted by college programs that know our student-athletes will be ready to contribute from day one. To facilitate total athletic development, we offer performance training developed over the course of nearly 40 years that can integrate with sport training. Our goal is to help you reach your full potential in sport and life.

Program Structure

If you want to play college football, no high school program in the nation can better prepare you than the IMG Academy football program. It starts with a robust offseason training program that includes cutting-edge Performance training to promote gains in strength, speed and overall health, while incorporating on-field development through Spring Football and position-specific coaching from former college and NFL players/coaches. 

The program culminates with a schedule that includes top regional competition for our junior varsity team and national competition for the varsity team that mimics what life is like for a collegiate football player with playing in hostile environments while balancing a demanding academic curriculum. The result is graduates earning spots at some of the nation’s most prestigious athletic and academic universities with full preparation to succeed from day one.

Program Accomplishments

Program Accomplishments

  • 30-1 overall record from 2014-2016, including a top-five national ranking in 2015 and 2016
  • 20 Under Armour All-Americans since 2013
  • 7 nationally televised games since 2013 
  • 63 D-I commitments since 2013
  • Alumnus and Florida State QB Deondre Francois earned 2016 ACC Rookie of the Year

Football Coaches & Staff

Football Facilities

Athletes of our football programs will have access to our state-of-the-art stadium, our Fieldhouse - complete with pro-style locker rooms and meeting space for film review, more than 20 multi-sport fields and our 65,000 square-foot Performance Center with a 12,000 square-foot weight room. All of our facilities are maintained at a professional standard to ensure the perfect training environment for every athlete.

College Matriculation

College Matriculation

Athletic & Personal Development Training Methodology

Outwork and outlast the competition with IMG’s Physical Conditioning program. Our team of performance experts will design a program, that supplements your sports training, to help you reach your optimal physical shape.

  • Speed, Agility and Movement
  • Endurance Conditioning
  • Strength and Power
  • Flexibility, Balance and Core


IMG’s Athletic Body Management program educates and helps athletes to stay keep their bodies healthy during their demanding training and competition schedules. Our team of performance experts promote optimal training and help to decrease the chance of injury in our athletes.

Athletes will receive:

  • Athletic Training
  • Physical Therapy
  • Regeneration Massage
  • Corrective Exercise Work
  • Sports Therapy Evaluation
  • Education on Injury Management


At IMG Academy, we understand how important it is for athletes to fuel their bodies to meet their high-level lifestyles and sport demands. Our Nutrition program educates and provides our athletes with the right tools so that they’re ready to compete at home, or out on the road.

Athletes will be educated on:

  • Optimal Everyday Nutrition
  • Athlete Eating Plans
  • Nutrient Intake and Timing
  • Hydration Strategies
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Body Composition and Framework
  • Body Weight Issues
  • Energy Balance


Vision training is not just about seeing – it’s about doing. Athletes will train the eyes to perform more quickly and efficiently through eye muscle and visual system development.

Vision training enhances:

  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Peripheral vision
  • Reaction time
  • Depth perception
  • Vision Strength


Our Mental Conditioning program helps athletes develop a high-performance mindset to help them build the confidence, focus and determination to train and compete at their best on any given day.

Helps develop:

  • Mental Toughness
  • Awareness
  • Energy Management
  • Thought Management
  • Teamwork


IMG incorporates John Wooden’s legendary “Pyramid of Success” into our own proprietary techniques to develop leaders with better communication skills, conversational skills, accountability, character building and personal presence.

  • Effective Communication
  • Authentic Leadership
  • Media Training
  • The Power of Collaboration
  • Interview Skills
  • Building Team Culture
  • Developing Identity


IMG Academy’s College Planning and Placement department works with student-athletes, families and coaches to create and individualized roadmap for reaching their goal of studying and playing their sport at the collegiate level.

We offer:

  • College Planning
  • Application Education/Assistance
  • Athletic Recruiting
  • PSAT, SAT and ACT Prep
  • NCAA Compliance Education
  • Alumni Network and Support


With a sense of structured independence, we want to let student-athletes take ownership of their life here at IMG. While they are making these independent choices, our support team is there to provide structure and help them make the right decisions.

Student-athletes will develop:

  • Personal Growth
  • Responsibility
  • Peer-to-Peer Interactions
  • Health and Wellness
  • Career Planning
  • Adaptability
  • Organization and Time Management



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"Most of the players who go to IMG Academy we're already recruiting. They do a great job with player development." 

- Nick Saban University of Alabama head football coach, during 2016 SEC media day.
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“It’s the best high school in America, really. When you come here, it’s going to change you. You’re going to learn how to work hard, how to be comfortable/uncomfortable. It’s not going to be easy, but it all pays off in the end.”

- KJ Osborn IMG Academy class of 2015

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