International Soccer Academy in Missouri / IL area

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EduKick USA – GPA Soccer & Education Academy:
Educkick USA provides a unique, academic year soccer program + high school education to boys and girls ages 16-19 from the U.S. and around the globe. Our quality international soccer academy program takes place in Glen Carbon, Madison County IL, just 25 minutes north east of St Louis, Missouri. Students live with a local American host family or in homestay accommodation in a supervised student residence.

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Internationally-Renowned Soccer Academy:

Photo of International Soccer Academy in Missouri / IL areaWith programs available in the U.S., UK, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, and Mexico, EduKick is a leading international provider of soccer academies.

EduKick's international soccer programs were founded in 2001 by ex-professional American footballer Joey Bilotta to provide international soccer players football and education academy courses worldwide. 

Why Choose Edukick USA?

-  High Levels of Care and Attention
Our program demands creativity, professional guidance, supervision, mentorship and expertise from staff in order to provide the required level of care and service to our young academy players.

-  Challenging, Rewarding Experience
Living away from home represents a great challenge for both the participant and the educators. From the participants; courage, effort and character is required to succeed. 

-  Committed, Professional Staff
EduKick USA staff are fully committed to the overall education of each individual through our soccer development and the high school education received at Gateway Preparatory School.

Invaluable Life Experience:

Image of International Soccer Academy in Missouri / IL areaEduKick USA believes that living, studying and training with us in Illinois as a teenager or young adult is an invaluable life experience that a soccer player will never forget, and the benefits of such an experience will be embedded positively into that individual for the rest of his or her life.

Academic-year Soccer School Program:
- For high school teens ages 16-19. Features include:

- Soccer training 5 days per week
- Competitive matches against college and club soccer teams in the area
- Weekly core fitness training
- Education in a leading High School
- Accommodation in a supervised Student Residence or with local American host family

Accommodation & Education:

Photos of EduKick USA – GPA Soccer & Education AcademyThese talented youth soccer players will attend high school at Gateway Preparatory School, live in a student residence or with an American host family, and receive daily soccer training from professional coaches.

Parent Testimonial:
"I would like to commend both your program and your staff for giving him the experience of a lifetime. All your staff were professional and looked after the kids at all times.

Max could not stop talking about his time with Edukick when he came back and he is looking forward to next summer with your program.”
- Doug Weinstein

Student Testimonial:
"I had the time of my life this year, making friends for life, and playing the game I live for. The coaching and organization were first class and I have memories that will stay with me forever.“
- Amy Perch

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Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2019-03-19 were from:

Nigeria;   Morocco;   Addis Ababa, Ethiopia;   Las Vegas;   Granollers, Spain;   Natal rn, Brazil;   Hong Kong;   Mexico;   Woburn/Massachusetts, Worldwide;   Zimbabwe;   and more.