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Italian Soccer Academy






Goalkeeper Training


As an Italian scuola calcio (soccer academy), AC Cugini offers Washington, DC area soccer clubs a year-round goalkeeper training program for their players of all levels. For additional information or to arrange development of a goalkeeper program, club staff should contact Fabio Diletti, [email protected]; 703.477.5957.

Head Instructor

The head instructor is AC Cugini's Founder and President Fabio Diletti. A native Italian, Fabio is a professional trainer and talent scout who played goalkeeper for Italian professional club Ascoli Calcio - founded in 1898. 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 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 Girls JV Soccer team and  South Lakes High School Girls JV Soccer team and Goalkeeper Coach for both schools' Varsity and JV Girls teams. 


Required Equipment

 

  • Participants should wear goalie pants, goalie shirt, goalie gloves.