Prep Academy Sport System

Academic and Soccer Tuition and College Level Soccer Program

The Pass Pro Program

Pss Pro Players in a tournamentThe PASS-Pro is designed for college age players 18 to 21 years old and has a duration of one semester (6 months).

The student/player enrolls in a local university for his/hers semester abroad (Virginia Tech and Franklin University are in Lugano), in the Lugano area and plays and trains with FC Locarno, in an official European Professional Youth League system and environment. There are also a small number of opportunities for private housing with local families.

FC Locarno is a professional club founded in 1908, it is based in the southern part of Switzerland, in the region known as Ticino. The student / player will be in an age specific team with the FC Locarno Youth League. all teams play against teams of the same age.

This program lasts one semester (6 months) and is designed for elite players that are looking for the European experience necessary to become proficient at a higher level.

The team practices five days a week for two hours a day. You will be a regular team member for the semester and participate as a team member in all scheduled matches. These are competitive positions and the best players have a chance to advance through the club.

Also see general guidelines for all programs here.

Programs and Costs

Academic Tuition

Please refer to Franklin University tuition rate. Please inquire with PASS about final rate

Please refer to Virginia Tech semester abroad tuition guideline. Please Inquire with PASS about final rate.

Click here to visit the Virginia Tech site.

Soccer Program

Please inquire with PASS.

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