Wed. Mar 22nd, 2023

February 1, 2023 is Nationwide Women & Girls in Sports activities Day, an annual occasion celebrating the thousands and thousands of women and girls concerned in sports activities. IMG Academy is extremely proud to offer a platform for younger ladies to not solely prepare, research, and develop, however to additionally provide a office the place ladies have the chance to impression the lives of tomorrow’s future leaders and champions.

Collectively, we have fun and honor women and girls in sports activities.

Check out the final twelve months as we replicate on the large, campus-wide and world efforts we have centered on to assist ladies sports activities initiatives each on and off campus:

Supplied $3.5M+ in new monetary assist in direction of ladies enrollment, together with six full scholarships to our boarding college and 1,000+ Girls in Sports activities Committee All In Awards, which give complementary MVP entry to the best NCSA’s on-line recruiting service.

NCSA is the nation’s largest faculty recruiting community, supplies modern instruments to assist student-athletes improve their possibilities of taking part in sports activities in faculty, together with on-line training and efficiency coaching, knowledgeable recruiting steering, data-driven faculty matching instruments and entry to extra faculty coaches than some other faculty recruiting service.
NCSA affords a tiered resolution for households, with the MVP service being essentially the most customized choice with knowledgeable assist, together with however not restricted to full entry to their digital product and NCSA College, direct promotion to school coaches, customized evaluations with a recruiting coach, SAT/ACT prep, dwell assist, and extra.
IMG noticed an 8 % improve YOY in faculty commitments from feminine student-athletes who use NCSA’s on-line recruiting service (11,000+).

Fashioned the IMGA Girls In Sports activities Committee

Devoted to enhancing accessibility and participation of younger ladies in sports activities, IMG’s Girls in Sports activities Committee contains members corresponding to Cari Champion, Dany Garcia, Lindsay Davenport, Lindsey Vonn, Michele Tafoya, and Robin Roberts. Members should not solely supplied with scholarships of their identify to grant to deserving younger ladies in direction of IMG, however it additionally locations a major emphasis on creating packages and initiatives to create change.

On the sphere, we received our first ladies crew sport nationwide championship (U-19 Premier Women Soccer Staff), had our highest drafted alumna in IMG Academy historical past (Michelle Cooper, 2nd general NWSL), noticed our ladies’s basketball crew play for the primary time within the [Geico National Championship semi-finals] and celebrated three feminine All-People: Kosi Umerah (Women Observe and Area), Nationwide Champion for Hammer Throw, Grace Vanslooten (Women Basketball), McDonald’s All-American, and Ruby Lynch (Women Lacrosse), US Lacrosse All-American.
Within the classroom, we celebrated Harvard E-book Award winner (Bella Toscano), Yale E-book Award winner (Flora Zhang), and a Certificates of Advantage for the Nationwide Advantage Scholarship Program winner (Brooke Pederson).
Fashioned and funded our IMGA Basis, a 501c3 with a major beginning concentrate on supporting ladies sports activities initiatives past our partitions.
Launched ladies volleyball, with camp starting this summer season and the boarding college program commencing within the fall of 2023.

As we glance in direction of the subsequent 12 months, we’re ecstatic with the progress we have made whereas additionally being extra keen than ever to proceed our journey collectively. After watching our Women and Girls in Sports activities video, start to discover all of IMG’s on-campus and on-line packages and companies accessible for devoted and passionate feminine student-athletes, together with youth sport camps, IMG’s boarding college program for 6-Twelfth graders and post-graduates, IMG+ on-line teaching, NCSA Faculty Recruiting, and extra.

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