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Soccer Program

The American College in Spain works with various soccer academies to provide the education for their players.

FOOTBALL CLUB MARBELLA CITY

MARBELLA CITY is a Full Time Academy based in Southern Spain. Founded in 2013 by Chris Vermeeren and George Jermy, Marbella City is a joint partnership with MALAGA CITY. Over the years, Marbella City has seen many success stories: 200+ club trials, played La Liga teams with Barcelona, Atletico and Real Madrid, resulting in players signing Pro contracts to play in various European cities. Marbella city has also provided many scholarships for players in the USA.

About the Academy:
Marbella City focuses on youngsters from ages 15-20 from across the Globe. The academy provides full time training, room and board and offers students the opportunity to be fully submerged in the environment of a professional player for a full 9 month season.

Students will benefit from:

  1. A top level training program with UEFA Pro license coaches and professional players.
  2. Playing weekly games with La Liga and Liga Adelante Clubs.
  3. The opportunity to be a part of a competitive environment.
  4. A worldwide network with clubs and universities.

“The opportunity to be a part of this competitive environment is a truly exciting one for our players” says Chris Vermeeren, “We showcase your talents to professional clubs in Spain- Holland, and around the world”.

FULL-TIME SPANISH FOOTBALL ACADEMY FOR ELITE PLAYERS IN COSTA DEL SOL

Academics:
Marbella City works together with The American College in Spain to provide the education for its players. Students are able to complete their high school education as well as the first two years of university in a pleasant environment that adapts to the players’ training program.

” We are extremely pleased with our partnership with The American College in Spain and we work hand in hand to provide our players with a top High School and University program that is fully integrated in our full- time football program”, says co-founder Chris Vermeeren.

About the founders:

GEORGE JERMY
• Football Academy Coaching Director.
• Founder of Malaga City.
• Founder of Almuñecar City.
• Played for over 10 years as a pro including 250+ senior appearances.

CHRIS VERMEEREN
• Founding director of Marbella City.
• Former global director of Nike and one of the best scouts in the world.
• Has worked with top athletes like Federer, Nadal and Sharapova.
• Has organized global events like Goal4Africa and raised millions of dollars for global foundations.
• Has worked with young athletes and co-developed them into champions.
• Has created many legacy projects.

“It’s a great experience to work in sports and bring and share my personal and business knowledge to the next generation and develop them into great athletes and human beings. It is important to care and treat them like they are part of your family” says Chris Vermeeren, founding director of Marbella City.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE SOCCER PROGRAM PLEASE CONTACT:
CHRIS VERMEEREN
Whatssapp: + 34 663 266 551
www.globalfce.com
Email : chrisgtlf@gmail.com

GLOBALFCE is the acquisition company for Marbella City and organizes the necessary application, sign- up, and visa approval process.

HOW CAN I APPLY FOR ENROLLMENT AT THE AMERICAN COLLEGE IN SPAIN?

For more information about soccer academies, please contact: info@americancollegespain.com


MARBELLA UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB (MUFC)

Bobby Lennon, founder and director of MUFC, founded the Richmond Kickers in 1993, a USL Professional Division 2 club, where he served as President and Coach. The 1995 Kickers were the first American team to win “the double”, winning both the US Open Cup and PDL National Championship.

In 1997, Bobby Lennon sold the Richmond Kickers and created the Virginia Kickers, the first ever residential college prep program in the United States. The Virginia Kickers were located in Harrisonburg, Va., where the student-athletes attended school at Blue Ridge Community College while playing senior league games in New York City and the Washington DC area. Lennon moved the program to Palm Beach County, Florida in 1999 and were renamed to the Palm Beach Pumas.

Lennon was inducted into the USL Hall of Fame, with the class of 2005. During Lennon’s 12-year stint in South Florida, he was the first ever coach of the Johnson & Wales University, Men and Women’s Soccer Program in North Miami.

Lennon changed the Palm Beach Pumas name to the US Soccer Academy. While Bobby operated the US Soccer Academy, he also served as the Technical Director for the Virginia Soccer Association. In 2014, Bobby Lennon changed the US Soccer Academy name to Marbella United FC. Through all of Bobby Lennon’s programs, he has helped advance 30 players to the professional level and 132 student athletes into college soccer programs.

Since 2014, MUFC players have been receiving their academic education, (high school and college) at The American College in Spain.

Marbella United FC

HOW CAN I APPLY FOR ENROLLMENT AT THE AMERICAN COLLEGE IN SPAIN?

For more information about soccer academies, please contact: info@americancollegespain.com

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