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Join the World's Leading Pro Football Academies.

The ICEF is the ideal environment for elite international players to go beyond their highest potential. By learning and applying the European methodology of football, as well as access to state-of-the-art training facilities, student-residents are prepared to have successful football careers anywhere in the world.

As a person I’ve become more mature, and as a player, every area of my game has developed more than it would’ve if I had stayed in the U.S.

Liam E. American

2-Day Tryouts

Showcase your skills and be selected for a place on the 10-month Pro Residency roster. Over the course of the 2 days, you will fully experience a professional football Academy in Europe. Meet the UEFA licensed coaching staff, train with the 10-month program residents, discover the state-of-the art facilities and environment amongst the international group of players.

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YEAR ROUND
(From September 1st through June 30th)*

EVIAN, FRANCE

390**
Level:
Competitive to Elite. No beginners
Program / Schedule:

Day 1: School assessment / Training session / Gym / Video Analysis

Day 2: Training session / Gym / Individual meeting with Technical Director and Recruitment Director

OCTOBER 30th 2022
9:00am-1:00pm

FLORIDA, USA

229*

3700 Northwest 11th place, Lauderhill, FL 33311
USA

Professional assessment
Individualized performance report
Uniform Kit

FEBRUARY 11th 2023
9:00am-1:00pm

FLORIDA, USA

229*

3700 Northwest 11th place, Lauderhill, FL 33311
USA

Professional assessment
Individualized performance report
Uniform Kit

* 2-Day Tryouts are available either from Monday to Tuesday or from Thursday to Friday. Exceptionally during vacation periods (February 4th – February 20th and April 8th to April 24th), the 2-day tryouts are not offered.
** The tryout has a cost of €390, non refundable.

2-day tryouts are available all year season long, from Monday to Friday. After confirming your booking, a member of the recruitment team will contact you to finalize your itinerary.

For players interested in joining the ICEF for the current 2022 – 2023 season, it’s recommended to choose the online tryout. The online application process is faster and players will get a prompt response.

* The tryout has a cost of 229€, that upon acceptance and enrollment into the program,
will be deducted from your tuition fees.

Receive a Professional Assessment

In order to be eligible to enroll at the International Center of European Football, all players must go through the tryout application process. All student-athletes are assessed by the professional ICEF Recruitment Team.

When you reserve your spot, you will:

  • Spend 2 days and 1 night at the ICEF campus
  • Participate in 2 training sessions
  • Be invited to a 1 on 1 meeting with the ICEF Technical Director
  • Receive an individualized performance report
  • Receive the ICEF Uniform Kit (Nike jersey, shorts, and socks)
  • Go over the highlights and advantages of the program with the ICEF staff
  • Receive step-by-step guidance and personalized support during the entire application and admission processes and individual meetings with the ICEF Enrollment Advisors

Receive a Professional Assessment

In order to be eligible to enroll at the International Center of European Football, all players must go through the tryout application process. All student-athletes are assessed by the professional ICEF Recruitment Team.

When you reserve your spot, you will:

  • Spend 2 days and 1 night at the ICEF campus
  • Participate in 2 training sessions
  • Be invited to a 1 on 1 meeting with the ICEF Technical Director
  • Receive an individualized performance report
  • Receive the ICEF Uniform Kit (Nike jersey, shorts, and socks)
  • Go over the highlights and advantages of the program with the ICEF staff
  • Receive step-by-step guidance and personalized support during the entire application and admission processes and individual meetings with the ICEF Enrollment Advisors

Application Process

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Register

Register online for an ICEF tryout.

ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe

Tryout Session

Attend one of the tryout sessions listed and receive professional assessment.

ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe

Admission decision

Student-athletes will undergo a review of their application by the Admission Committee, and within 5 days, will receive their decision.

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Enrollment

Upon acceptance, student-athletes may begin their enrollment process to the International Center of European Football, with support from Enrollment Advisors.

Frequently Asked Questions

The purpose of ICEF’s tryouts is to select elite football players to participate in the Pro Residency program in Europe. All applicants who wish to enter the Pro Residency program must attend a tryout session and be assessed by ICEF’s Recruitment Team for admission. It is an excellent opportunity to see if you have the level to play in Europe.

All applicants who wish to join the Pro Residency program must attend a tryout (either in the United States or at the center in France). The Recruitment Team will only choose those players they believe are prepared physically, mentally, and emotionally and/or have the potential to compete at the highest level of football in the world. For weekly experiences, tryouts are not required.

The tryout has a cost of €390, non refundable.

Parents are welcome to watch their children’s performance from the stadium’s bleachers. Though they are not authorized on the field at any time, an individualized meeting will be organized with the coaches, and parents will receive a performance report upon completion of the trials.

You will be notified via email or phone of your admission decision within one week of your tryout date.