Paris Saint-Germain Academy PRO Residency

USA, 3700 NW 11th Pl, Lauderhill, FL 33311
amateur professional
12-18 years
About the program

Greatness grows here

THE WORLD'S FIRST PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN ACADEMY PRO RESIDENCY

The expertise of a Paris Saint-Germain training center is now accessible in a Pro Residency Academy in the U.S.

 
At the Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro, we develop talented players (U13-U19) in a professional and unique environment that replicates in the U.S. the the excellence of the Paris Saint-Germain training center in Paris, allowing each player to reach their full potential, whether they choose to pursue their soccer a career at the professional or collegiate level.

 

Build your future without compromise!

 

Pillars of the program:


- Pro soccer development

- Competition

- Academics

- Path to success / Career opportunities

- Extraordinary location in paradise

- Boarding life

 

1.   PRO SOCCER DEVELOPMENT

 

The expertise of Paris Saint-Germain is now accessible in a Pro Residency Academy in the U.S. The program brings to the U.S. the Paris Saint-Germain’s world-renowned training methodology delivered by official Paris Saint-Germain Academy coaches, top-of-the-line facilities, professional training conditions and elite competition allowing players to reach their full potential.

Pro player development following the world-class Paris Saint-Germain methodology

Throughout the season, student-athletes are fully immersed in an exclusive professional environment. By following the same training philosophy and methodology delivered at the Paris Saint-Germain Academy in Paris and through immersion in a professional routine, student-athletes develop high levels of confidence and are prepared for competition, with the knowledge and skills to make the best decision in all game situations. 

All training sessions reproduce game situations to prepare student-athletes for real-game scenarios to analyze and find solutions as a part of an active learning process. The program incorporates technical-coordination, tactical-cognitive, physical-conditional and psychological-emotional aspects, enabling players to develop all-around skills.

More details about the Paris Saint-Germain methodology in the brochure.

 

Technical team of experts

A professional multidisciplinary team of highly qualified experts certified by Paris Saint-Germain and led by Raul Escoin who has more than 20 years of experience in Europe and in the U.S.

Raul has been a Paris Saint-Germain Academy Technical Director for the past five years and his prior experiences include Head Coach of FC Barcelona (FCB Escola), Strength and Conditioning Head Coach and Coaching Coordinator at Villareal CF.

The team comprises of UEFA licensed coaches with a solid background (minimum 10 years of experience) in youth development supported by a multi-disciplinary dedicated staff (Coaching, Sport Science, Fitness, Game Analysis, Medical).

The Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro staff and players receive regular visits and assessments from the Technical Directors from the Paris Saint-Germain Headquarters in Paris.

Training center

Located in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area (Florida), the state-of-the-art Paris Saint-Germain Academy USA Campus is equipped with top-of-the-line equipment and amenities focused on elite performance (20,000 seat capacity, locker rooms, fitness center, meeting rooms, video analysis room), the campus represents the excellence in the U.S.

 
2.  COMPETITION

 

Players are immersed in a competitive environment at the highest level in the U.S and Europe.

Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro is fully immersed in the American path-to-pro.

Our student-athletes compete at a very high level, participating in carefully chosen elite competitions featuring league games, scrimmages, and highly competitive local, national, and international tournaments. The competition schedule* is defined each year by the technical staff to bring the highest individual and team development opportunities:

·             Participation in USL Academy Cup and USL Academy League through our own USL League 2 team FC Miami City, UPSL as well as South Florida competition such as SFUYSA and FYSA League.

 

·             Highly competitive tournaments:

-                                International tournaments such as MIC Football (USA and Spain)

-                                National tournaments such as IMG Showcase, Disney Showcase and San Diego Surf Cup.

As part of the Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro, student-athletes have direct access to Paris Saint-Germain and are invited every year to Paris. Through this trip, they discover, in full immersion, the European football culture. They are exposed to the highest level of youth soccer training and competition featuring an intensive training and competition program with top-level European clubs.

Highlights:  25+ games, minimum of 3 major elite tournament in the U.S., 1 professional experience in France for training and competition (Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro Paris immersive experience)


3. ACADEMICS

 

A strategic partnership with North Broward Preparatory School to offer the best of soccer along with academic excellence. 

 

·             North Broward Preparatory School is part of Nord Anglia Education, the world’s leading educational organization with campuses in 29 countries.

·             College prep curriculum by one of the highest-rated and sought-after private high schools in Florida and in the U.S., that has provided thousands of students with an exemplary educational experience for more than 50 years.

·             100% of NBPS graduates have been accepted by universities in the United States and around the world.

·             Over 220 diverse course options from ESL, College Prep, Honors, AP and IB.

·             Preparation for the SAT & ACT, and college counseling available.

·             American college-style campus with state-of-the-art facilities.

 

4. PATH TO SUCCESS / CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 

The Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro provides student-athletes with a unique developmental pathway entailing professional soccer exposure with professional soccer organizations as well as collegiate opportunities.

What doors can open for Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro players?

 

Path to pro opportunities in America:

·             Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro is fully immersed in the American path-to-pro, providing a real development pathway for players with exposure to professional clubs (MLS and USL clubs).

·             Training and competition programs, as well as ID camps and showcases, are carefully chosen to identify and accelerate the development of elite youth players with the potential to reach the professional ranks.

·             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).

 

Path to pro opportunities in Europe

·             Being part of the Paris Saint-Germain Academy network allows players to benefit from exclusive exposure opportunities with the club and every year, players are invited to Paris to live exclusive experiences and get exposure to the highest level of youth soccer competition.

·             By leveraging the networks of our partner the International Center of European Football (ICEF), student-athletes can benefit from direct access to professional soccer in Europe through its networks of professional clubs, offering the ideal path to get exposed to the highest level of competition in Europe.

 

Collegiate opportunities

·             Working very closely with NBPS, with a long-established history of academic excellence since 1957, student-athletes are academically prepared to enter their first-choice college or university such as Duke, Stanford, and Michigan State.

·             Student-athletes are offered all-around support throughout their preparation for college including:

o   Dedicated college counseling with an individually designed roadmap to success and advice for future careers.

o   Monthly workshops dedicated to career and professional development.

o   Participation in ID Camps and Showcases to display skills and talent in front of a selection of coaches from the best colleges and universities.

o   Networking and creation of online player profiles to reach college coaches.

o   Support and advice in the creation of highlight videos during the recruitment process.

 

Personalized accompaniment from soccer and college advisors

 

The Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro Technical Team and College Advisors guide each player towards their paths to the professional or collegiate levels through individualized development plans, helping them develop unique profiles that colleges and professional organizations are looking for. They are prepared and equipped with the necessary tools to kickstart their careers.

 

5. EXTRAORDINARY LOCATION IN PARADISE

 

All conditions are met to allow players to live an incredible experience featuring a professional regimen combined with a rigorous education in an ideal environment in sunny South Florida.

 

·             An ideal location in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area:  The Paris Saint-Germain Academy USA Campus and North Broward Preparatory School are located in sunny South Florida, which sees an average of 240 days of sunshine per year, making it the ideal year-round training location for our student-athletes, who strive for success in this picturesque setting.

·             Extraordinary student life with extensive options of extra-curricular activities.

·             Ideal tourist destination with a large range of activities for leisure and learning, in the Sunshine State. Trips and excursions include local beaches, NBA Miami Heat games, Disney World and Universal Studios theme parks, Bowling, Kayaking/Canoeing, Everglades, Miami beach neighborhood visits and weekly trips to local shopping centers and museums.

 

When not involved in weekend competitions, all of the weekend activities are included in the tuition fees and are offered to students every weekend and planned with students’ interests in mind.

 

6. BOARDING LIFE

 

A safe and nurturing environment for boarding at North Broward Preparatory School where student-athletes share the experience of being away from home.

 

·             Perfect balance in the daily schedule of the student-athletes with defined time for soccer, classes, activities, entertainment, and rest. Students also have time allotted for quiet study and homework for the week ahead.

·             International Village dormitories with shared double rooms, just steps away from their classrooms. Student-athletes have access to an array of amenities and dormitory areas are complete with kitchens, common areas, study areas, Wi-Fi, and more.

·             Healthy meals crafted by nutritionists with nutritionally planned breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch options that rotate daily.

·             A proprietary shuttle transports our student-athletes to and from the Paris Saint-Germain Academy USA Campus, a drive of around 20 minutes.

·             A dedicated and experienced Residential Life team cares for the everyday life of boarding students.

·             Students have access to an on-site medical clinic, infirmary, registered nurses, school counselors, and outside physicians to address any student health concerns.

·             Multicultural environment: Full immersion in a nurturing environment with players and students coming from all over the world.

 

Where?

 

+ Paris Saint-Germain Training Center: Paris Saint-Germain Academy USA Campus, FL.  (Miami-Fort Lauderdale area)

 

PROFESSIONAL AMENITIES

Stadium with up to 20 000 seats available, 4 full-size 11vs11 lighted soccer fields • Top-of-the-line equipment and amenities (locker rooms, gym, fitness center)  • Access to a performance center featuring innovative technology  • Expansive meeting rooms, learning areas and offices.

+ Boarding and School at North Broward Preparatory school

 

DORM AND FACILITIES

• Shared double rooms • Access to NBPS’s global wellness center (weight rooms, tennis courts, lighted stadium, baseball field, swimming pools)

 

MEALS

• Healthy food options • Flexible meal plans • Nutritional guidance

 

TRANSPORTATION

•Daily travel to the Paris Saint-Germain Academy Campus • Daily travel back to NBPS

 

WEEKEND ACTIVITIES

• Excursions • Cultural activities • Sport events • Team building • School activities

 

MEDICAL

• On-site medical clinic • Full time nursing staff • Faculty and staff certified in First Aid, CPR, concussion protocols and defibrillator use • Access to outside physicians to address health issues

 

COVID 19 RESPONSE

 

At the Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro Residency, the health and safety of our players, coaches and staff are our #1 priority. We strictly follow the guidelines set by the CDC, as well as local, state and federal authorities.

Discover the actions we have taken that help our community adjust to the impacts of COVID-19 > Discover 

 

Who is this program for?

 

The Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro Residency is designed for elite, high potential and experienced U13-U19 players. Open to boys and girls born between 2003 and 2009, this all-inclusive 10-month program runs from mid-August to mid-June, allowing players to reach their highest potential, according to age performance objectives.

 

Program fees and dates

Start date is August 15, 2021 through June 10, 2022
Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro offers local and international players alike, the opportunity to take advantage of the Paris Saint-Germain Academy PRO experience with 3 different programs:

+ Option 1: 10-month Full Residency – $81,400 
- Pro soccer preparation by Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro
- Full-year academics and college prep by North Broward Preparatory School
- Boarding at the North Broward Preparatory School campus.
 
+ Option 2: 10-month Day School and Academy - $60,540
- Pro soccer preparation by Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro
- Full-year academics and college prep by North Broward Preparatory School
- No accommodation, a participant lives on his own;

+ Option 3: 10-Month Soccer Academy - $35,000
- Pro soccer preparation by Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro

- No accommodation and NO academic education; 

 

Registration Process / IMPORTANT /

 

Registration to an online or in-person Tryout is required to be considered for admission in the Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro ($229 per player, deducted from the tuition fees upon registration to the program)


In order to begin the enrollment process, families are required to submit the first payment to reserve the student-athlete's spot for their desired program.

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