This summer come and train with SMI! You will experience a program that offers the unique opportunity to play soccer at an elite level in Italy. This will be done by attending Rome City,  our professional soccer academy. A 1 to 4 week-long opportunity, that will help you take the next steps in your soccer career.  This program is available for both men and women 15+. (If you are between the ages 15-17 we have a mandatory policy that you must come with at least one parent during the duration of your stay.)  Through this experience, you will be able to not just train with us but also experience the wonders Rome has to offer.


Professional training 5 times a week led by our UEFA licensed coaches. We develop our players technically, tactically, physically and mentally. We want our athletes to reach their full potential so they can access more opportunities


Our summer experience aim to provide our athletes with the absolute best training experience. We want to maximize your time with us and help you reach your goals. SMI can help you prepare for next season and access new opportunities


Play soccer and visit Rome this summer! Combine professional training with some time off to experience Rome, the “Eternal City”. Our athletes will stay in a 4 stars accommodation, located in the city center of Rome


  • SMI is a professional soccer institution working with Italian clubs, American universities, and International players/coaches
  • Recognized by the CONI (Italian National Olympic Committee) and partner of Serie A (top Italian professional league)
  • SMI soccer methodology overseen by World Cup Winner, Directors of Coaching, Marco Materazzi
  • Professional UEFA licensed coaches and international environment
  • Located in the heart of Rome, the “Eternal City”
  • Opportunities to be seen by clubs and get scholarship offers for our programs
  • Combine soccer and travel in the summer


  • 1st intake: July 3rd, 2022
  • 2nd intake: July 10th, 2022
  • 3rd intake: July 17th, 2022
  • 4th intake: July 24th, 2022
  • Location: Rome, Italy 
  • Field: Cavalieri di Colombo- Campo Pio XI 


  • Training 5 times a week with UEFA licensed coaches
  • Strength & Conditioning 
  • Gym sessions
  • GK Training
  • Breakfast and lunch everyday
  • 4 starts living accommodations – in the heart of Rome and within walking distance to the training facility 
  • Full training gear kit provided by SMI
  • Video footage of training sessions and games. 
  • Individual player’s evaluation and reports provided by our professional coaches
  • Traveling tips


Affordable Cost: 

1 week – EUR 2,000 all included or EUR 1,200 without accommodation and meals

2 weeks –  EUR 3,500 all included or EUR 2,000 without accommodation and meals

3 weeks – EUR 4,900 all included or EUR 3,000 without accommodation and meals

4 weeks – EUR 5,700 all included or EUR 3,900 without accommodation and meals


*Travel expenses are not included in this price

Housing in Rome:

Our accommodations are within walking distance from the training facility and the main attractions of the city

Registration deadline:

May 1st, 2022

Early registration discount:

EUR 200 discount if you register before March 1, 2022!

Use the code “ROMECITY” when register below 


*Limited spots available!


Marco Materazzi: Coaching Director UEFA Master Pro

2006 World Champion with the Italian National Team, Marco Materazzi is waiting for you in Rome:” My desire is to pass on my passion for the game to the leaders of tomorrow.”

Antonio Cincotta: Academic Director UEFA A

Coach of pro club Sampdoria Women:”The Italian playing style has always been one of the most winning approaches in history. We are here to teach those skills and mentality to help our athletes grow their game.”

Massimo Augusto: Academy Director UEFA A

Former Head coach of professional team Sampdoria u19: “We treat our players as professionals and provide an environment to express themselves at their full potential.”

Marco Montini: Performance Director UEFA B

Italian Soccer Federation Athletic Trainer with years of experience with pro clubs and the Italian national team”. We help players grow in every aspect. To be your best self on the field you need to be at your best physically”

Stefano Cristalli: Head Coach UEFA B

Coach at Juventus FC International Academy and FIGC Conditioning Coach PRO-Soccer License: “Rome City is committed to developing players through our methodology which has blended the Italian approach with an international vision”

Adam Whybrow: Assistant Coach UEFA C

 Former Goalkeeper for Quincy University. After Graduating in the US with a BSc in Exercise Science, Adam became a part of the SMI class of ‘21: “Here at SMI we offer a professional setup to help prepare our athletes for a higher level of soccer”

Corentin Diverres: Assistant Coach

Former student-athlete at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and Oakland University. Graduated from SMI with his masters. “Our objective is to create the perfect environment for the players, so they can express their strongest qualities and his singularity on the pitch”

Total: 0 €


  • 30 days prior to the start of the event is 100% back.
  • 29-21 days prior to the start of the event is 75% back. 
  • 20-10 days prior to the start of the event is 50 % back 
  • 10-1 days prior to the start of the event is 25% back.
  • 0% refund if cancellation happens within 24 hours from the start date of the event

*Full refund will always be issued in case of serious injury


For more information please contact our Assistant Coach Corentin Diverres at: