Get the opportunity to enrich your soccer and study abroad experience! Italy is one of the top soccer countries in the world. Thanks to the Olympic Management Institute, you will have the opportunity to be part of one of the best soccer realities the world has ever seen, which has made tactics and technique its signature. All this will be offered under the guidance of professional and focused staff and in the best soccer facilities in Rome.


Playing abroad means measuring yourself with a new soccer dimension. Get to learn and master the Italian soccer methodology that has led this country to glory over the past years. Our academy provides a professional environment that focuses on the development of our student-athletes on and off the field. Our academy’s goal is to provide a professional soccer environment where you can keep growing as a player and as an individual.


One of the best experiences offered by SMI is the opportunity to try out and play friendly matches with and against Italian club teams. Thanks to SMI’s club network you will have the chance to showcase your talent and to possibly sign with an Italian club that will take your soccer career to the next level.


The Olympic Management Institute coaching staff is absolutely one of our greatest assets. At OMI you will have the opportunity to learn from a highly qualified coaching staff, all UEFA A coaches with experience in the ranks of the most famous Serie A clubs, both in men and women leagues. Our Director of Coaching is Marco Materazzi, World Champion with the Italian National Team in 2006. Antonio Cincotta, Fiorentina Women Coach, is our Academic Director and Italian Soccer Methodology professor.


Rome City FC is our professional soccer academy, located in the heart of Rome. Rome City FC allows our student-athletes to continue growing in their soccer careers technically and tactically, showcase their talent, and learn the principles of the Italian soccer methodology. Italian soccer is known for its tactical and technical excellence, two essential areas to become a better player. Thanks to our program and Rome City FC, student-athletes have a full season to improve and show their talent to some of the best coaches of the Italian soccer system. Rome City FC offers training in one of the best soccer facilities in Rome, tours of professional facilities, exhibition games against Italian clubs, periodic fitness testing and development reports, and many other opportunities to improve our athletes.