Forza Viola! Forza Fiorentino stasera! This is an example of true passion for calcio - i.e. soccer. Only thing missing was Fabio Diletti! Fiorentina 2, Milan 0.

Seeking a highly competitive team in MD to join for the Spring season? Tryouts continue indoors through March 8 (Outdoors starting March 12) in Ijamsville, MD, for the following Roma Academy Elite Teams: 2005 Girls, 2004 Girls, 2001 Boys, 2000 Boys. Contact AC Cugini President Fabio Diletti:; 703-477-5957.

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AC Cugini is offering a limited number of reduced tuition scholarships for the coed Spring 2018 Pre-Travel Academy program in Ijamsville, MD, to players with financial need. The reduced tuition is $60 (reduced from the standard $280 tuition). The criterion for financial aid is based on whether a child is eligible for free or reduced school lunch at their public school. AC Cugini may also consider other financial nee d based criteria to grant reduced tuition.

Soccer Scholarships - Pre-Travel Academy Maryland Spring 2018

We really hate to cancel any practices but the wind and low temperature are making things a bit challenging. Fortunately,
the weekend weather looks much better.

No Team Practices or Goalie Clinic today, Friday, 3/16.


Makeup Sessions:

2004/2005 Girls:
- Saturday, 3/17: 11am- 1pm
- Sunday, 3/18: 10am- 12noon

2000/2001 Boys
- Sunday, 3/18: 12 noon - 2pm

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all who celebrate and may the luck of the Irish ☘️ be with everyone!

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2000/2001 Boys practice canceled for Thursday, March 15. Makeup practice Sunday, March 18: 12 -2PM, Friends Meeting School.

Practices canceled for Wed, March 14 due to wind and low temperatures. Makeup sessions Friday 3/16, Sat, 3/17, Sun, 3/18. Check email for times.

REDUCED TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS...PRE-TRAVEL ACADEMY MARYLAND Registration Closing Soon! Scholarships Questions? Contact

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PRACTICEs CANCELED for Monday, March 12 due to bad weather forecasted.

Riposa in pace Capitano. Un Grande uomo. Heartbreaking.

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Resources for College Bound Athletes, Competitive Team Tryouts, Summer Programs

Be sure to visit the "College Resources" page on the AC Cugini website with helpful resources focused on the student athlete. AC Cugini is working with Dr. Birgit Zepf, Founder & President SOAR Mental Performance & Life Coaching, to conduct parent presentations in Maryland in March and April. Dr. Zepf is the creator of the SOARHIGH Process for reaching your full potential as an athlete and author of the soon-to-be published book, "...Soaring High – A Parent’s Guide to Teen Athlete Success". As a former athlete, coach, and elite sports business professional and practicing life coach and mentor, Birgit is helping youth and young-adult athletes overcome performance anxiety and other insecurities to reach their full potential. She coaches them to develop the character and focus needed to excel at their highest possible level and to build the confidence and stamina that is sure to get the attention of coaches and scouts. Born and raised in Germany, Birgit gained a wealth of experience on the international level in the sports and entertainment business working with various professional sports organizations, elite sporting events and three Olympic Games early on in her career.

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Resources for players interested in playing in college or pursuing college athletic scholarships.

Italian National League playing on a dirt field and in rain. This is an example of true passion, which is not determined by the quality of the field. I won't translate all the comments - but I can assure you everyone on and off the field had a blast! - Fabio Diletti

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Oggi è così....W il calcio

For the most delicious and authentic Italian food for your next meal or catered event, please call Three Brothers Italian Restaurant, an AC Cugini sponsor. With 12 locations in MD, folks in the DC Metro area will easily find a Three Brothers nearby!

Congratulations to AC Cugini's Roma 2000 boys on their strong performance at the President's Day Cup and Showcase in Williamsburg, VA, February 18-19. The team won all 3 games without giving up any goals. Congrats also to Coach Afable and Coach Walsh!

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Don't miss early registration for the Pre-Travel Roma Academy program in Ijamsville, MD, for ages 6-8. Unique to this area - Italian player development methodology sanctioned by the Italian National Olympic Committee. Late registration fee in effect after March 5.
MD Program:
VA Program:

The only official Italian scuola calcio (soccer academy) in North America sanctioned by the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) and the Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC).

Don't miss out on Spring registration for AC Cugini's Pre-Travel Academy programs in Maryland and Virginia!