Gatorade sponsors IMG Academy Today IMG Academies, the Bradenton, Fla.-based multi-sport training and education complex, and sports nutrition giant Gatorade, announced an extension of their current relationship deeming Gatorade the ‘Official Sports Performance Nutrition Sponsor’ of all current and future IMG Academies’ facilities, IMG Academies-owned performance and training events, as well as the Combine360 measurement index and training program. As part of the new agreement, Gatorade has unveiled a permanent Gatorade Sports Science Institute on the IMG Academies campus. The facility, which opened in late July 2011, is only the second of its kind in the world.
Prince Sports signs deal with IMG Academy Prince Sports, Inc. and IMG Academies today announced an enhanced renewal of their long-standing relationship. Under the terms of the new agreement, IMG Academies will become a prime catalyst of Prince’s ‘Who’s Next’ philosophy, aimed at cultivating future champions and taking the game of all tennis athletes to higher levels through leading-edge on court weaponry, training, and complete athlete support programs. Additionally, as part of the agreement, Prince will establish a flagship, first of its kind, advanced tennis innovation facility on site at IMG Academies, set to open in 2012.