IMG Academy hires Lacrosse Director

Former Sachem (Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y.) star Bill Shatz has been named the new Director of the IMG Lacrosse Academy.

Shatz is one of the founders of the elite Tampa Bay Fire Lacrosse Club, and has served the organization as the President and head coach of the U-19 team.

“Bill Shatz brings tremendous professional experience coupled with pure passion for the game to his new role as Director of the IMG Lacrosse Academy,” stated Greg Phillips, Vice President and Athletics Director of IMG Academies via a press release. “He has been instrumental in fostering the growth of the sport throughout Florida, and we look forward to working with him to expand the unique program we have created at IMG Academies, and to grow lacrosse on an even larger scale.”

IMG Academy is located in Bradenton, Fla.