Every week at least one athlete from each sport will earn the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week for displaying Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibiting a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy Lacrosse winner of the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week Award is Jack Mintz from Park City, Utah.
How long have you been playing lacrosse for?
I am 14 and I have been playing lacrosse for five years.
Who is your coach?
Coach Patrick Haley.
What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?
I like the campus because it’s just all out in front of you and you can go out and play whenever you want.
Do you have any pre-game rituals that help you prepare for a big game?
I watch motivational videos.
What professional athlete inspires you the most?
What is your favorite thing to do after you win a game?
I don’t really do anything.
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
“Play every shift like it’s your last." I think about that motto.