IDA Player Experiences

Experience Full-Time Academy Life with IDA


About IDA Player Experiences

For players aged 15+, the IDA Player Experience is designed specifically for more advanced players with the goal of playing at the next level (either at a US university and/or professionally). By integrating directly into the IDA Residential Academy Program, participants train, compete, and experience the day-to-day life of a full-time IDA student-athlete.

Don't miss out - Secure your spot on one of our Player Experience programs by clicking your location of choice below!

Program Details

IDA Player Experience Features

Prices Starting at $1785 Per Week

  • Multiple Program Dates Available
  • Experiences Offered in UK and Spain
  • Ages 15+
  • Accommodation and Meals Provided
  • 1-2 Training Sessions per Day
  • Games When Available (depends on time of year)
  • Education Programs Available (e.g. ESL courses)
  • Strength and Conditioning Training
  • Cultural Immersion Activities and Excursions
  • Nike Kit Package
  • Pick Up and Drop Off from Airport

Choose Your Campus

Grow And Develop Your Game In The Heart Of Spain

Located at the beautiful Mas Camarena Resort, the IDA Valencia campus brings to life the full Spanish experience – world-class soccer, incredible architecture, and a vibrant culture with a rich history.

  • 15 minutes outside the heart of Valencia
  • #1 Student Residence in Valencia
  • All-Inclusive private campus
  • Gym, cafeteria, swimming pool, etc. all on site
  • Full immersion into Spanish culture in and out of football.
  • Bilingual coaching staff from Spain and UK.

Start Your Journey At The Heart Of Football

Living right on the beautiful campus at Reading University, IDA UK students are immersed directly into the historic English culture, soccer, and diversity.

  • 30 minutes from the heart of London
  • Reading University private student housing
  • Full immersion into the English culture - in and out of football
    • City Sightseeing
    • Windsor Castle
    • Stadium Tours
  • Intensive English Language courses offered
Marcos Sotarello

Marcos Sotarello

IDA Class of 2021/2022

"In the Academy, they develop you as a person in real life, not only as a player. IDA mentally prepares you. Being away from home has already made me more independent and mature as a person."

Jean Janecki

Jean Janecki

IDA Parent of Marcos Sotarello

"Ever since he was little, this has been his dream, to be able to play in Europe and become a professional. He's finding those paths"

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