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IMG Academy Coaches

Girls Basketball Camps - Highly recruited prep basketball player. Standout on a premier D-1 team. NCAA/WNBA coach. Coach Shell Dailey, Director of the IMG Academy girls basketball program, has done it all and she can provide a first-hand perspective on what it takes to play at the collegiate level. 

Coaching Staff
Shell Dailey
Director of Women's Basketball/Head Coach
Shell Dailey, Coordinator of the Women’s Basketball Program, is a former WNBA (San Antonio Silver Stars) and Division 1 (Florida, Texas A&M, South Carolina...

Girls Basketball Coaching Staff

  • Deronte Polite
    Assistant Coach
    DeRonte has experience at the collegiate level both as a player and coach, in...
  • Jennifer Sepielli
    Post Grad Coach
    Jennifer, the Head Women's Post Grad coach, comes to IMG Academy from Hillsborough...

Athletic Trainers

  • Alex Witter
    Assistant Athletic Trainer
    Alex is a Certified Athletic Trainer and a Certified Phlebotomy Technician. He...

Basketball Administration

  • Laura Brunet
    Student Athlete Advisor-Women’s Basketball
    As a former Division 1 student-athlete, Laura knows what it takes to not only excel...
  • Jason Puckett
    Team and Group Sales Manager
    Jason has worked with the University of Florida Athletic Department, the Cincinnati...
  • Josh Pridokas
    Program Manager
    Josh joined the IMG Academy basketball program as the Program Manager in 2015. In...
  • Marlboro Ma
    Head of China Recruitment
    With a home base in Beijing, Marlboro oversees all IMG Academy Outreach throughout...
  • Naotoshi Tamaru
    Outreach Coordinator - Japan
    Naotoshi Tamaru started as the Japanese Outreach Coordinator at IMG Academy in the...
  • Martina Knezevic
    Head of Europe Recruitment
    Martina was born and raised in Germany. After completing formal education in Munich...

Basketball Support Staff

  • Uranius "U.J." Johnson
    Uranius Johnson
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Uranius "UJ" Johnson joined the Athletic and Personal Development staff in January...
  • Ben Wood
    Athletic Trainer
    Ben graduated from the University of Tampa with a Bachelor’s degree in Sports...
  • Lindsey Hamilton
    Mental Conditioning Coach
    Lindsey recently joined the IMG Academy as a mental conditioning coach. Her...

Hospital for Special Surgery

  • Kylee Bernthisel
    Assistant Athletic Trainer
    Kylee is a recent graduate of Ashland University where she received her bachelors of...

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...