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Pre-Travel Academy Program - Roma Academy Maryland

Coed, Ages 5-8


AC Cugini's year-round
 Pre-Travel Academy, which offers 
a player development program sanctioned by the Italian National Olympic Committee,
consists of professional training at EVERY session for boys and girls ages 5-8.
The program includes 2.5 hours of training weekly plus games on the weekend
and is intended to create future U9, U10 AC Cugini Academy travel teams.

AC Cugini Background and History


Program Director

AC Cugini President and Founder Fabio Diletti: A native Italian, Fabio is a professional trainer and talent scout for various Italian clubs who played goalkeeper for Italian professional club Ascoli Calcio - founded in 1898 - when Ascoli was in the Italian premier league, Serie A. Fabio possesses a UEFA license and receives training twice a year in Italy through Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI Servizi)  and Italian Soccer Federation coach training programs. Fabio, an international representative for CONI Servizi, has been coaching and training American players in the United States and Italy for over 20 years. Coach Diletti is also the former Head Coach of the  Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) team, ACF Torino USA as well as former Head  Coach of Langley High School (VA) Girls JV Soccer team and  South Lakes High School  (VA) Girls JV Soccer team and Goalkeeper Coach for both schools' Varsity and JV Girls teams.


Program Information

Contact Fabio Diletti: 703.477.5957;


Registration/Payment Questions

Contact AC Cugini's Registration Coordinator Maria Bianconi:; 866.792.9433

Registration Process

Online Registration: You must first create an account on this website and then add data for each child to be registered. You then select from available programs, based on your child's age and gender, and register and pay with a credit card or select button to pay by mailing a check. Online Registration Instructions.

Refund Policy

Once a registration is submitted either online or with hard copy for any AC Cugini program, there are no refunds or credits for another AC Cugini program, regardless of when the player leaves an AC Cugini program or team. 

Required Equipment
  • All players must wear shinguards and soccer cleats and bring a Size 3 soccer ball
  • Players should also have plenty of water with them.
  • The program includes a practice kit that to be worn at all practices and games.



Fall 2017
Pre-Travel Academy Program - Maryland

September 12 - November 16

 The Fall 2017 Pre-Travel Academy program in Maryland is open to all boys and girls ages 5-8.
Note: Space is very limited to enhance the high-quality training provided as well as the learning experience.

After 8/31, contact for late registrations.

Program Director & Fall 2017 Season Instructor

Fabio Diletti, AC Cugini President and Founder, is an International Representative for the Italian National Olympic Committee, Technical Director of the Roma Academy Maryland, and talent scout for various Italian professional men’s and women’s clubs.


Program Fee
  • $220 per player - Includes AC Cugini Roma Academy practice kit, certificate of program completion.
  • Family discount: There is a 10% discount for the 2nd or 3rd child from the same family registering for the Pre-travel Academy program. A separate registration is required for each child to obtain the discount.


Friends Meeting School, 3232 Green Valley Road, Ijamsville, MD 21754

Schedule - September 12- November 16

Each training session involves instruction by a professional trainer with game play on Saturdays. 

  • Training: Tuesday and Thursday: 6:00-7:15pm 
  • Games against teams from local clubs:  Saturdays - Beginning September 23 (times and locations TBA)

Registration Questions?  

Contact:; 866.792.9433

Program Information

Contact Fabio Diletti:; 703.477.5957

Required Equipment

All players must wear soccer cleats and shin guards and bring a size 3  soccer ball. The program fee includes an AC Cugini Roma Academy practice kit to be worn at practices and games.