World-Class Football & Academic Experiences Await

Determined Student-Athletes Wanted

Football and Academic Excellence

The International Development Academy provides once-in-a-lifetime experiences for aspiring youth soccer players. At IDA, we offer:

Individualized soccer and educational pathways for determined student-athletes of all levels

All-inclusive academy experiences around the world

Professional-grade sports facilities, accommodations, technology, equipment, and staff

The IDA Difference

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Elite Training & Competition

  • World-class facilities, coaching, and accommodations
  • Test yourself against the best regional competitors and teams
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Exposure & Access

  • Collegiate and professional scouting and networking opportunities
  • Individual highlight reel development, insight, and guidance throughout the recruiting process
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Education & Support

  • First-class dormitories, full academic resources, and local cultural immersion
  • Analysis and insight from collegiate and professional coaches/players

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Explore Our Academies

Academic Offering

IDA helps student-athletes find the educational pathway that's right for them, building an environment for growth, development, and success on and off the field.

College Placement

IDA offers unique college placement services for international student-athletes. We help athletes find the perfect fit for the next stage in their journey.

International Soccer Camps

IDA offers unique soccer camp experiences for athletes aged 13-18 with multiple destinations including Valencia, Spain & Reading, UK.

Interested In Attending IDA?

From professional-grade sports facilities and accommodations, world-class technology and solid leadership - our goal is to deliver your athlete a once in a life time experience.

Latest IDA News

IDA Player Spotlight: Jeremy De Leon

Roll The Tape IDA Striker Jeremy de Leon Nets Two Goals in CMU20 Qualifier International Development Academy (IDA) student-athlete Jeremy de Leon led Puerto Rico to a dominating win over Bermuda at the 2022 CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Championship Qualifier. The 17 year old forward opened up the scoring in the fifth minute of the game, […]
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IDA announce partnership with King’s...

Committed to helping football players reach their full potential at academies located in four different countries, the International Development Academy has engaged King’s InterHigh, the UK’s leading online school, to develop individual players with academic growth. The partnership will provide athletes with access to outstanding, flexible, online IGCSE and A Level courses, 24/7. With King’s […]
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Player Spotlight: Laurens ten Cate Laurens Reflects on IDA’s Impact on his Transition to the NCAA Laurens ten Cate was heartbroken in June of 2020 when he found out that his freshman soccer season at Amherst College had been canceled because of Covid-19. He was left unable to find a public field that was open, […]
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Player Spotlight: Kyah Le

IDA Alumna Kyah Le Shares Advice for Prospective IDA Students Meet Kyah Le, the IDA player who recently started to compete for Res Roma. The attacking midfielder regularly made headlines in her hometown of Spokane, Washington, but Kyah always wanted more for herself. She knew that her raw talent and her relentless commitment to the […]
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IDA 2021 – The European...

Our 2021-2022 season is here and off to an exciting start. We are thrilled to have our athletes back on IDA grounds and grinding on their game. After navigating uncharted waters last year, IDA staff and athletes are ready to hit the field. One Month Down We’re a month into having our players back at […]
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Three Reasons Why Playing in Europe...

Why attend a Residential soccer Academy in Europe? A good start point is to reflect on what exactly is a Residential Academy and then begin to self-reflect on what your individual goals are as it relates to exploring the opportunity of living and training abroad. A residential soccer academy will typically provide a player with: […]
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