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About Our Club

AC Cugini, founded in 2000 with programs in Virginia, Maryland, and Italy, is an official Italian scuola calcio (soccer academy) sanctioned by the Italian National Olympic Committee - Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano Servizi  (CONI Servizi) and the Italian Soccer Federation - Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio (FIGC). AC Cugini is a member of US Club Soccer, US Youth Soccer, Virginia Youth Soccer Association, Maryland State Youth Soccer Association, Elite Development Program League, National Capital Soccer League, Old Dominion Soccer League, Central Maryland Short Sided League.

In 2013, AC Cugini affiliated with professional  Italian women's club, RES Roma Calcio Femminile and professional Italian men's club Brescia Calcio. As the first and only official Italian academy in North America sanctioned by CONI Servizi and FIGC, AC Cugini clearly offers a unique and exce...
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Feb 01,2018

Guest Instructor from Italy Spring 2018

Cristian Diletti, AC Cugini’s Director of International Programs based in Florence, Italy, will be in the United States this Spring to conduct training for AC Cugini’s Pre-Travel Academy Maryland program. Cristian will also ...

Feb 01,2018

New Refer a Friend Program Benefits AC Cugini Members

AC Cugini's unique Italian Olympic Committee sanctioned player development program is well known in Virginia but relatively new to the Maryland area. To support outreach efforts by our members AC Cugini created “Refer a Frien...

Jan 13,2018

Pre-Travel Academy Spring Program in Maryland and Virginia!

Registration opens January 15 for AC Cugini's  Spring 2018 Pre-Travel Academy programs in Virginia and Maryland. The Spring 2018 Coed program, open to girls and boys ages 6-8, begins the 1st week of April in Herndon, VA and Fre...