Program Provides Complete, Authentic Player Centric Development & Exposure

Program Highlights:

  • Coaching Team:

UEFA A-certified head coach and a full-time associate coach

Dedicated goalkeeper training, athletic coach, and part-time physiotherapist

  • Accommodation:

Comfortable double rooms at Hotel Verde, a 3-star accommodation

Weekly bed linen and towel service, along with provided training kit

Inclusive Wi-Fi access

  • Education:

Option to enroll in UDG University (Powered by Arizona State University) and

Online US high school program, including Montenegrin language lessons

  • Competitive Matches:

Engage in highly competitive matches against local Montenegrin professional, regional, and international soccer clubs

Participation in tournaments across the region

  • Uniforms:

Official Sasa Ilic Soccer Academy kits for all players

  • Video Analysis:

Matches recorded using the Veo camera system, enabling players to create their own highlight reels

  • Pedagogical Support:

Dedicated full-time resident advisor/team director

  • Transportation:

Transport provided for academy training sessions, match days, and cultural events, utilizing buses or multiple vans

  • Cultural Immersion:

Montenegrin language course included

Immersion in the local lifestyle and exploration of the country’s natural beauty

  • Guidance & Support:

Mentorship and guidance from Sasa Ilic, a former Premier League and international player, along with the academy staff

  • Social Media:

Regular updates through videos and pictures showcasing the daily and weekly experiences of our youth soccer players in Montenegro

  • Location:

Accommodation, sports facilities, university, and online high school study room located in Donja Gorica, Podgorica, just 5 miles from the city center

  • Nutrition:

Three nutritious, sport-specific meals provided daily

  • Insurance:

Comprehensive insurance coverage, granting access to national medical care

  • Soccer Curriculum:

Professional training led by former professional players, focusing on all aspects of the game, including fitness, technical skills, and tactical knowledge

  • Guest Speakers:

Enriching experiences with guest speakers to positively shape players’ character and provide mental training for peak performance under pressure

Seasonal Plan

University commences, Training commences
Daily training & organised matches
Daily training. organized matches, organised excursions
Soccer season break
Soccer training commences
Organised matches
Soccer training, organized matches, organised excursions
Organised excursions, organised matches
University and soccer season finishes

In partnership with
Arizona State University