AD Alcorcón Residential Football Academy in Spain

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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 Spanish 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

The club's technical staff and professional soccer players will greet and meet participants as part of Masterclasses.


Study in Spain while improving your football!

This Elite football academy in Spain believes balance between education and athletics is crucial for young soccer players. AD Alcorcón Academy has partnered with some of the most prestigious educational institutions in Madrid to offer its players a tailored curriculum that not only fills their academic needs but also provided flexibility to their sporting requirements creating a balanced enviroment on and off the field.

The educational options are quite broad and include middle school and high school tracks following the methodology of the International Baccalaureate, a program that opens doors to the best Universities all over the world.

For High Performance Athletes 16+ focused on their sport development and interested in applying for College Scholarships in North America, U.K. or Europe, they can opt to follow the Sixth Form model, a fully tailored educational program that will lead to obtaining the necessary A Level accreditation, which is the equivalent of high school graduation. In addition to the flexibility offered by the Sixth Form model, each student is assigned a "Progress Manager" who will monitor you not only academically but also provides coordination with sports coaches/trainers.


Girls Soccer Program in Spain with ADA FutFem

The A.D. Alcorcon International Football Academy is also for female players ages 16 – 23 looking to develop their game in Spain through training and competition with the highly competitive ladies teams of A.D. Alcorcon. The club has two teams for females, their first women’s team who currently competes in a top Amateur class and their U19s who compete in a highly competitive U19 league federated by the Federation in Madrid. Female international players are integrated onto Alcorcon female teams according to age and ability for training and development.


5 Weeks University Summer Soccer program

Aiming to inspire student athletes and develop conscious leaders and global citizens, we want to provide an amazing opportunity for students to both train and study under the structure of a Professional Football Team and an American curriculum University.

The American curriculum is the most suitable for our student/ athletes since it’s based on credits that are easy to transfer.

ADA Academy has established a strategic partnership with the College for International Studies (CIS) University. Being a CIS alumni allows the student to transfer to the CIS campus at Endicott, Massachusets, or any US University or American University in Europe.

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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

In partnership with Colegio Amanecer, the Academy participates in volunteer activities with the Red Cross International and Madrid’s Food Banks, among others.

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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