EduKick Partners with Pennsylvania International Academy (PIA) and Mercyhurst Prep School to Open New Soccer Boarding School in the United States

Share Article

EduKick International Football Academies (EIFA) announces new partnership with Pennsylvania International Academy (PIA) and Mercyhurst Preparatory School to open US based Soccer Boarding School

EduKick USA

EduKick USA - PIA Soccer Boarding School for dedicated international and domestic footballers

EduKick is pleased to offer students worldwide the opportunity to study and train daily in the US. This is a fantastic opportunity for international players to continue their soccer development and education in the United States.

EduKick International Football Academies (EIFA) announces new partnership with Pennsylvania International Academy (PIA) and Mercyhurst Preparatory School to open US based Soccer Boarding School in Erie, Pennsylvania, one of the United State's most attractive cities on the east coast which is nestled along the American southern shores of Lake Erie.

EduKick and Pennsylvania International Academy (PIA) have combined strengths in soccer and education to offer "EduKick USA - PIA Soccer Boarding School," an English language academic year soccer academy located in the Pennsylvanian hotbed of soccer...Erie, Pennsylvania.

Beginning this September, EduKick will offer their newest venue, EduKick USA - PIA Soccer Boarding School to international student-soccer players worldwide. EduKick has well established soccer schools in Europe (Spain, Italy, France and England) and also Mexico, Brazil and Canada but the Erie, Pennsylvania campus will be the first ever on United States soil.

The new EduKick USA campus will be located on the Pennsylvania International Academy grounds known as Family First Sports Park. It’s an immaculate sprawling estate with 19 outdoor full-size natural grass soccer pitches, an indoor Fieldhouse that includes 2 regulation size turf soccer fields, an athletic club, dining hall, cafeteria, games rooms and a state of the art fitness centre. EduKick USA players will be housed in dormitory style lodging with 24/7 adult supervision by PIA staff.

The soccer curriculum includes training five day per week Monday through Friday under the direction EduKick USA Technical Director, Sam Tojaga, a highly experienced, licensed youth soccer coach with an impressive track record of exposing his soccer players to US Colleges and Universities.

Erie Admirals Soccer Club will also insert EduKick players onto their youth squads depending on the age and level of the player. With the Admirals, the visiting international student-players will train an additional twice per week in the evening and play a weekend match. To round out the soccer development expereince, players will also undergo a rigorous core fitness training program overseen by their "Performance Training Specialist", Afrim Latifi, BS.

The education at EduKick USA will be provided by one of the top high schools in America, founded in 1926, Mercyhurst Preparatory School. Mercyhurst boast a 100% university placement and is recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education.

EduKick Owner and Founder, Joey Bilotta said, “EduKick International Football Academies is pleased to offer students worldwide the opportunity to study and train daily in the US with our partners at PIA and Mercyhurst Prep. This is a fantastic opportunity for international players to continue their soccer development and education in the US and also to begin their US College or University soccer program search.”

Interested partied should contact EduKick to inquire about September enrollment.

EduKick Mission: To operate the world's leading international soccer/football and education academy boarding schools; building strong business relationships in a vibrant, creative and ethical international football environment. To teach, inspire and create the best technical footballers possible and create international students with inter-cultural competence (ICC) enabling them to compete in the modern competitive world.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print