One of the best known private schools of its type in the world is to be found at Bradenton’s IMG Academies, the most advanced, state-of-the-art, multi-sport training and educational facility ever created for athletes. With two academic college-preparatory schools attended by students from over 46 states and 80 countries—one affiliated with the Pendleton School, the other with the University of Miami—IMG Academies is the largest and most successful school ever created for devoted athletes. Its Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy counts among its illustrious alumni such legends of the game as Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Maria Sharapova; and the Williams sisters—Venus and Serena.