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Boarding School Program

Football Boarding School Program

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The IMG Academy football program gives student-athletes the keys to unlock their true potential. Our elite training methodology combines position-specific instruction from an expert coaching staff with an unparalleled approach to total body development. We focus on individual improvement using digital video analysis and one-on-one position training to break down technique and improve balance, movement, concentration, and confidence. Our program incorporates robust physical and mental conditioning that will help players make long lasting improvements and enhance overall performance. We transform players into athletes. 


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Football Facilities

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Train where INNOVATION calls HOME.

Student-athletes will have full access to our state-of-the-art stadium, fieldhouse complete with pro-style locker rooms, more than 20 multi-sport fields, a 10,000 square foot weight room and multiple strategy rooms.

All of our facilities are maintained at a professional standard to ensure the perfect training environment for every athlete.

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By The Numbers

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Program Features

  • Ages 11 - 19; Post-Graduate programs available
  • Program fields Varsity and Junior Varsity teams with our Varsity team competing within a national schedule 
  • Physical and Mental Conditioning with performance classes in other disciplines to facilitate total development
  • Position-specific instruction and drills, 7-on-7 and 11-on-11 scrimmage and classroom film work 
  • Nation’s top high school football coaching staff, led by Director Steve Walsh, 13-year NFL veteran quarterback, and 5x state champion, and Head Coach, Kevin Wright
  • Customized training available for players preparing for an upcoming collegiate season
  • State-of-the-art, professional-quality football stadium 
  • 40,000-square-foot field house with multiple professional-grade locker rooms and strategy rooms
  • College-style A/B schedule that involves school in the first half of the day and sport training in the latter, or vice versa depending on sport and individual schedule. This allows for an ideal environment that enhances improvement in all aspects of academics and athletics.
“I figured that all training places were the same, but when I got to IMG Academy, I was floored by how awesome it is,”
Anthony Castonzo, OL, 2011 first-round pick by the Indianapolis Colts

Athletic and Personal Development

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Athletic and Personal Development is the operating system for all sports. Utilizing a revolutionary training curriculum that addresses all key areas, it promotes athletic progression, character development, leadership, and overall personal evolution.

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Three Pillars of Training

1 – Core Training
Core Training consists of Physical Conditioning and Movement Training (delivered multiple times per week), Mental Conditioning (once per week), Nutrition (1-2 classes per semester) and Leadership Training (1-2 per semester). It also includes access to certified Athletic Trainers who cover practices and competitions as well as an athletic training room available for students for injury prevention and recovery. All IMG Academy student-athletes receive Core Training as part of their sport programming.

2 – Performance Class
As part of the sport curriculum, all student-athletes receive four Athletic & Personal Development classes each school year. Each class lasts for 7 weeks. The classes are selected by the sport director and coaches based on what they feel will benefit the student-athlete the most, with students then rotating to a different class for each 7-week period. Each class has a tailored sport-specific curriculum. Classes include:

Leadership 1Leadership 2
Nutrition 1Nutrition 2
Science of Speed 1Science of Speed 2
Vision Training 1Vision Training 2
Mental ToughnessStress Management
Empowered Female AthletesYoga

3 – Additional Services
Need some extra work in a specific discipline like mental conditioning or nutrition? Delivered in a one-on-one setting, a la carte additional services can sharpen your skill and create a customized plan to help you reach your goals.

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