AD Alcorcón Residential Football Academy in Spain

Live, Study and Play Soccer in Spain!

ADA Academy is an International Soccer Academy in Madrid operated by and fully integrated into the structure of the professional football club AD Alcorcón. This Residential Soccer Academy in Madrid is for young talented players aged 16 - 23 years old pursuing a career in soccer while studying abroad.

ADA Academy's elite soccer program is designed to help international soccer players to reach their highest potential, taking part in training sessions and competing for La Liga Smartbank football club AD Alcorcon U19 and Senior C teams. High School aged players attending this academic and football/soccer program will follow the American school curriculum led by a private high school. Players have opportunities to study either towards University degrees or take Spanish classes only.


Unique Experience and Opportunity at ADA Football Academy in Madrid, Spain

Madrid is not only the the capital of Spain but also boasts clubs of the highest European standard in football. Spain has proven time after time to produce top world class footballers competing in the renowned La Liga and UEFA Champions League. Hosting several of the world's top youth tournaments and being home to some of the finest professional soccer clubs in Europe, Madrid is a must-visit destination for all soccer enthusiasts seeking to become a professional player.

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Football Program

ADA International Soccer Academy in Spain has developed a football program focused on providing technical and tactical elite training led by licensed UEFA coaches. Eligible players of the high performance football academy in Spain will compete with U19 and Senior C teams ensuring high level competition in official match fixtures and league competition. Players ineligible for competition due to FIFA Article 19 are likewise placed amongst the various AD Alcorcón youth teams for weekly training and will be given opportunity to compete in friendly matches and tournaments alongside their respective AD Alcorcón youth teams. Student-athletes are constantly being evaluated.  Players could be pulled up to higher level teams within the club at the club's discretion.

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Training Methodology

The training methodology used by ADA International Football Academy in Spain relies on the following development units:

  • Physical Preparation
  • Goalkeepers
  • Physiotherapy
  • Technification
  • Nutrition
  • Recruitment
  • Psychology

and split in two types of Training:

  • Individualized Training: Technique | Position | Fitness
  • Team Training: Tactics | Video Analysis | Team Work

Soccer Boarding School Staff

  • Sports coordinator
  • UEFA Licensed coaches
  • Assistants and technical staff
  • Physical trainer
  • Goalkeeper coach
  • Medical services
  • Physical therapist
  • Counselor
  • Nutritionist
  • Psychologist
  • Scouting network
  • Game analyst

Study in Spain while improving your football!

This Elite football academy in Spain believes balance between education and athletics is crucial for young athletes. The educational curriculum enables this balance to happen through the school's flexibility in adjusting, not compromising. The American curriculum is the most suitable for athletes since it’s based on credits, therefore students can plan the semesters ahead based on their sport requirements.

Working with top international educational partners in Madrid, the main subjects* taught are: English, Spanish, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Chemistry, History, Arts, and foreign languages.

*Please, contact us for detailed information on terms and conditions.



The Football Academy in Europe offers top accommodations at different residences. Single or shared rooms including: All meals, WI-FI, Laundry and other additional services.

  • 35 rooms
  • Cafeteria
  • Meeting and storage rooms
  • Gym
  • Swimming pool
  • Sport facilities (Tennis, squash, sauna...)

Social Responsability

Social responsibility is about the sport and its intersection with society. It's about who we are, what we value, and what we stand for—as a people—and how those beliefs translate in sports.

The football academy in Spain for international students engages in social impact activities that brings a positive influence into the community, improving our society and the environment.

The social responsibility and values education program is meant to cultivate kind and generous skills in our players, that will have a lasting impact in their athletic and full human development long-term. These transferable skills are key ingredients for a fulfilled and happy life, and we want all of our players to make this opportunity a lifetime experience.


Agrupación Deportiva Alcorcón

The Agrupación Deportiva Alcorcón or "Alfareros" - how they are called - is a Professional Football club located in the city of Alcorcón which belongs to the Community of Madrid, Spain. The club was founded in 1970 and since the 2010-11 season plays in the Second Division of Professional Soccer in Spain (La Liga 2)

In the 2009-10 season, AD Alcorcón became very popular for eliminating Real Madrid from La Copa del Rey. After defeating CF Palencia and Lagun Onak, they faced Real Madrid CF in the round of 32. Against all odds, on October 27, 2009, Alcorcón defeated Real Madrid by a massive 4-0 result in the Santo Domingo Stadium with goals from Borja Pérez (2), Ernesto and an own goal from Arbeloa. The result opened all the sports newspapers, it was baptized as "Alcorconazo" and the media interest for the club increased notably.

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We enroll a limited number of athletes every season, so we encourage interested student-athletes to submit an application as early as possible. Please, set a call back request and we will contact you as soon as possible to start the process.

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