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ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe

ICEF focuses on creating well-rounded individuals who encompass the excellence of European football, its values and methodology. ICEF’s mission is to take players from talented to unstoppable, opening the doors to success. Success looks different from one student-athlete to the other, which is why the Pro Residency Program is adapted to individual goals, making sure players are ready to surpass all of life’s challenges, exposing them to the best opportunities.

ICEF focuses on creating well-rounded individuals who encompass the excellence of European football, its values and methodology. ICEF’s mission is to take players from talented to unstoppable, opening the doors to success. Success looks different from one student-athlete to the other, which is why the Pro Residency Program is adapted to individual goals, making sure players are ready to surpass all of life’s challenges, exposing them to the best opportunities.

The opportunity to live a once-in-a-lifetime experience

Student-athletes at ICEF receive top player development and excellent academic preparation, and are assisted throughout the visa process, allowing them to fully dedicate themselves to attaining their goals and pursuing their dreams.

The opportunity to live a once-in-a-lifetime experience

Student-athletes at ICEF receive top player development and excellent academic preparation, and are assisted throughout the visa process, allowing them to fully dedicate themselves to attaining their goals and pursuing their dreams.

Play and live in Europe

Players from all over the world live an outstanding international experience with full immersion in a professional environment, learning with and from others, while learning also about themselves. ICEF student-athletes have access to world-class football programs designed by UEFA / FFF technical staff in top-of-the-line facilities in a prestigious region in Europe. The International Center of European Football assists families throughout the visa application process, ensuring a smooth transition.

Play and live in Europe

Players from all over the world live an outstanding international experience with full immersion in a professional environment, learning with and from others, while learning also about themselves. ICEF student-athletes have access to world-class football programs designed by UEFA / FFF technical staff in top-of-the-line facilities in a prestigious region in Europe. The International Center of European Football assists families throughout the visa application process, ensuring a smooth transition.

ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe

Get the best American education

One of our main priorities is to ensure that student-athletes’ academic progress is not compromised when they decide to pursue their dream in Europe. At ICEF, it is extremely important to allow our student-athletes to reach their full academic potential, being guided by the success and the rigor of an international boarding school. ICEF is the only international pro player development center offering premier and accredited American educational programs. Student-athletes follow the prestigious University of Texas High School academic curriculum from Middle to High School and are able to pursue a higher education with a Bachelors or Masters degree thanks to ICEF’s partnerships with Webster University Geneva and Geneva Business School.
ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe
AT ICEF, YOU DON’T CHOOSE BETWEEN FOOTBALL OR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE. YOU SUCCEED IN BOTH, ON AND OFF THE FIELD.

Get the best American education

One of our main priorities is to ensure that student-athletes’ academic progress is not compromised when they decide to pursue their dream in Europe. At ICEF, it is extremely important to allow our student-athletes to reach their full academic potential, being guided by the success and the rigor of an international boarding school. ICEF is the only international pro player development center offering premier and accredited American educational programs. Student-athletes follow the prestigious University of Texas High School academic curriculum from Middle to High School and are able to pursue a higher education with a Bachelors or Masters degree thanks to ICEF’s partnerships with Webster University Geneva and Geneva Business School.
ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe
AT ICEF, YOU DON’T CHOOSE BETWEEN FOOTBALL OR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE. YOU SUCCEED IN BOTH, ON AND OFF THE FIELD.
ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe

The opportunity to pursue your path to success

ICEF’s methodology provides players with a solid foundation that will help them stand out and be recognized by professional teams from around the world. By following the all-around preparation and pro training and competition program, players are able to create unique profiles that college and pro coaches are looking for.

Opportunities in Europe

Thanks to an elite competition program providing exposure and scouting opportunities, combined with ICEF’s professional network and its affiliation with Grand Geneve FC, the biggest club in the Grand Geneva area, players have many opportunities to be signed by a professional European team.

PATH TO PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL CAREERS

Maximum Exposure

  • Participate in international tournaments against official European teams.
  • Play against Grand Genève Football Club to get exposure.
  • Train with the Grand Genève Football Club teams weekly, with their respective age category.

Scouting

  • Professional scouts attend events organized by ICEF.
  • Professional try out and/or involvement in training session opportunities with ICEF partner teams.

Opportunities in Europe

Thanks to an elite competition program providing exposure and scouting opportunities, combined with ICEF’s professional network and its affiliation with Grand Geneve FC, the biggest club in the Grand Geneva area, players have many opportunities to be signed by a professional European team.

PATH TO PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL CAREERS

Maximum Exposure

  • Participate in international tournaments against official European teams.
  • Play against Grand Genève Football Club to get exposure.
  • Train with the Grand Genève Football Club teams weekly, with their respective age category.

Scouting

  • Professional scouts attend events organized by ICEF.
  • Professional try out and/or involvement in training session opportunities with ICEF partner teams.
ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe

Opportunities in the U.S.

Middle and high school players can leverage the network of ICEF and its partner, the Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro Residency (FL, USA), an elite residency program until grade 12. ICEF players have direct access to the Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro Residency, offering a bridge to the U.S.

 

After high school, ICEF alumni can apply to top U.S. colleges and universities, where they will stand out thanks to their unique experiences in Europe, their experiences at the highest level of play in Europe, and their academic preparation with an outstanding curriculum at an NCAA-accredited and reputable American high school (University of Texas High School).

 

Players can also choose to follow the path to the professional landscape in the U.S. (USL and MLS clubs). The Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro is directly affiliated with USL through its own club, FC Miami City, further multiplying players’ options to compete within the American landscape (MLS/NWSL, USL, and UPSL).

ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe
AFTER ICEF, YOU GET TO CHOOSE WHERE YOUR CAREER TAKES YOU.

Opportunities in the U.S.

Middle and high school players can leverage the network of ICEF and its partner, the Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro Residency (FL, USA), an elite residency program until grade 12. ICEF players have direct access to the Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro Residency, offering a bridge to the U.S.

 

After high school, ICEF alumni can apply to top U.S. colleges and universities, where they will stand out thanks to their unique experiences in Europe, their experiences at the highest level of play in Europe, and their academic preparation with an outstanding curriculum at an NCAA-accredited and reputable American high school (University of Texas High School).

 

Players can also choose to follow the path to the professional landscape in the U.S. (USL and MLS clubs). The Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro is directly affiliated with USL through its own club, FC Miami City, further multiplying players’ options to compete within the American landscape (MLS/NWSL, USL, and UPSL).

ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe
AFTER ICEF, YOU GET TO CHOOSE WHERE YOUR CAREER TAKES YOU.
ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe

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