Posted: July 30, 2015
A group of 32 Japanese summer campers at IMG Academy had a very special visitor this morning when Kei Nishikori surprised them after their morning tennis session. Nishikori, a native of Shimane, Japan and the highest ranked ATP Tour player in the nation's history (...
Posted: May 27, 2014
Recently, IMG Academy Soccer coachs Tonio Paternostro and Jared Vocktraveled to Japan to conduct soccer skills clinics in Fukuoka and Kobe. The clinics were a success, attracting a combined total of nearly 300 Japanese youths venturing out to take their game to the...
Posted: May 28, 2013
IMG Academy coaching clinic in Japan is a hit
IMG Academy's Director of Soccer, Scott Dean, and Director of Girls Soccer, Bobby Johnston, and coach Matt Baehr traveled to Japan recently to hold a coaching clinic for aspiring players and coaches. The clinic took place at the Global Arena in Munakata city,...
Posted: April 5, 2013
IMG Academy is the training home of many Japanese athletes
Football found its roots in Japan in 1934 when Paul Rusch, a teacher and missionary from Kentucky, brought Tokyo college students and resident Englishmen together to play the first game in the country's history. Since then, the game’s popularity has grown,...