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IMG Academy Coaches

Our Athletic and Personal Development specialists train many of the world’s top athletes. Learn from the industry’s top performance specialists who work with pros from the NFL, MLB, NBA/WNBA, NLL, ATP/WTA, and PGA/LPGA.

Physical Conditioning Coaches

  • Scott Gadeken
    Scott Gadeken
    Head of Physical Conditioning
    As IMG Academy's Head of Physical Conditioning, Scott Gadeken manages the physical...
  • Jamie Allan
    Jamie Allan
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Jamie Allan joined the IMG Academy Athletic and Personal Development department in...
  • Quan Wen
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Before joining IMG Academy, he spent the summer at Stanford University as a Sports...
  • Strength Training Coach - Sarah Schmitz
    Sarah Schmitz
    Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
    Sarah played collegiate softball at Illinois Central College, leading her team to...
  • Sports Performance Training - Christopher Duguay
    Christopher Duguay
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Prior to working at IMG Christopher worked as an intern at Clemson University with...
  • Elliott Walters
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Elliott has been with the IMG Academy Athletic and Personal Development program...
  • Academy Coach - Will Townsley
    Will Townsley IV
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    In addition to leading the strength and conditioning programs for the baseball...
  • Loren Seagrave
    Loren Seagrave
    Director of Speed & Movement
    Seagrave is one of the most renowned speed coaches in the world. In 1998, he began...
  • Vinnie Burns
    Vinnie Burns
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Vinnie Burns has been with the IMG Academy Athletic and Personal Development...
  • Steve Novencido
    Steve Novencido
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Steve began at IMG Academy in October 2013 as a Strength & Conditioning Coach,...
  • Eric Grantham
    Eric Grantham
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Eric Grantham has been a physical conditioning coach with the Athletic and Personal...
  • Uranius "U.J." Johnson
    Uranius Johnson
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Uranius "UJ" Johnson joined the Athletic and Personal Development staff in January...
  • Steffen Visk
    Steffen Visk
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Steffen Visk has been with the IMG Academy Athletic and Personal Development...
  • Cassiano Costa
    Cassiano Costa
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Cassiano Costa joined the IMG Academy Athletic and Personal Development program in...

Mental Conditioning Coaches

  • Angus Mugford
    Dr. Angus Mugford
    Director of Personal & Organizational Performance
    Dr. Mugford joined IMG Academy in 2004 and helped lead much of the growth and...
  • Taryn Morgan
    Dr. Taryn Morgan
    Assistant Director of Athletic & Personal Development
    Taryn has consulted with numerous junior, collegiate, and professional/Olympic...
  • Mike Lewis - APD
    Mike Lewis
    Mental Conditioning Coach
    Prior to joining IMG Academy, Mike operated a sport performance training company in...
  • Vanessa Shannon
    Mental Conditioning Coach
    Vanessa has consulted with numerous junior, collegiate, and professional athletes...
  • David DaSilva
    David DaSilva
    Mental/Vision Coach
    David coordinated Sport Psychology services at Barry University which included...
  • Christian Smith
    Christian Smith
    Mental Conditioning Coach
    Christian brings an abundance of experience with him from both the academic and...
  • DJ Andreoli
    DJ Andreoli
    Mental Conditioning Coach
    DJ Andreoli has been with the IMG Academy Athletic and Personal Development program...

Athletic Trainers

  • Patrick Tanner
    Patrick Tanner
    Head Athletic Trainer
    Prior to working at IMG Academy Patrick was with the Baltimore Orioles Organization...
  • Kimberly Baughman
    Athletic Trainer
    Kim joined the Athletic and Personal Development Department in the beginning of...
  • Ben Wood
    Athletic Trainer
    Ben graduated from the University of Tampa with a Bachelor’s degree in Sports...
  • Krysthian Ramos
    Athletic Trainer
    Krysthian is a graduate from the University of South Florida with a bachelor’s in...
  • Kelly Quakenbush
    Athletic Trainer
    After graduating from the University of Florida with a degree in Athletic Training...
  • Matt An
    Matt An
    Athletic Trainer
    Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. Matt completed his Bachelor’s of Science in...
  • Lauren Askevold
    Athletic Trainer
    Lauren was the first female Athletic Training intern with the Milwaukee Bucks...
  • Kaitlyn Deshaies
    Kaitlyn Deshaies
    Athletic Trainer
    After Graduating from the University of Tampa, with a degree in Sports Medicine/...


  • Performance Training - Paul Salter
    Paul Salter
    Nutrition Coach
    Paul joins us with a variety of sport nutrition experiences, including working with...
  • Kathryn Burks
    Nutrition Coach
    Kate is originally from New Orleans, LA. She participated in club soccer and...

Leadership Coaches

  • Nonalee Davis
    Nonalee Davis
    Head of Leadership
    Before joining IMG Academy, Nonalee was a professional stuntwoman for several years...

Hospital for Special Surgery

  • Matthew Morgan
    Matthew Morgan, PT, ATC, SCS
    Advanced Clinician
    Matthew is a physical therapist and athletic trainer who has recently joined the...
  • Jorge Giral
    Jorge Giral, PT, DPT, COMT, CSCS
    Clinical Supervisor
    Jorge is a member of the Hospital for Special Surgery team in Bradenton, FL and...

Athletic & Personal Development Administration

  • David Hesse
    David Hesse
    Hesse trained as an Organizational Psychologist where he specialized in business...
  • Mara Foley
    Program Manager
    Mara joined the IMG Academy Athletic and Personal Development Program as Program...

College Planning and Placement Staff

  • 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)...
  • Scott Treibly
    Scott Treibly
    Recruiting Coordinator & College Advisor
    Scott Treibly has been with IMG Academy since 2001 and is currently the College...
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