Soccer Life Coach

EduKick President & former professional footballer, Joey Bilotta offers his soccer life coach services FREE OF CHARGE to any player that registers for an academic year program!


Welcome to EduKick Spain Football & Education Football Academy! We now have over 20 years’ experience hosting academic year footballers, soccer teams and football tour groups at our EduKick SPAIN Football Academies since 2001. The NEW EduKick Spain Football Academy is located in the COSTA DEL SOL (Benalmadena, MALAGA)! This newest EduKick venue in the South of Spain is truly unbelievable, please click through to see our academy video.

At EduKick SPAIN Your Future Belongs To Us! Nothing Is Impossible…

Welcome to EduKick Spain Football & Education Football Academy! We now have over 20 years’ experience hosting academic year footballers, soccer teams and football tour groups at our EduKick SPAIN Football Academies since 2001. The NEW EduKick Spain Football Academy is located in the COSTA DEL SOL (Benalmadena, MALAGA)! This newest EduKick venue in the South of Spain is truly unbelievable, please click through to see our academy video.

We are accepting applications NOW. International footballers from 13-26 are welcome to apply for one (1) month to full ten (10) month academic year courses. Academic options include our private International School for secondary education (grades 8-12). Courses are delivered in English. And Spanish Language Study at our affiliated Spanish language institute for players 16+.

Daily training under our Spanish UEFA licensed coaches and insertion onto a local Spanish club team for evening training, tournament and match play. The course also includes a gym strength & conditioning program.


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Training Facilities

Our main training facility, Sotogrande, is located 15 km from the accommodation. Offering all the necessities to our players for their daily training sessions.

In one of the most exclusive locations in Spain, Santa Maria Polo Club we will conduct all weekly training sessions where we have 25 natural grass pitches available to our players.

Edukick Spain Facilities

Make Your Dreams Come True.

EduKick Spain Football (Soccer) Academy is an elite Spanish football academy for international student-footballers. The academy is located in the Benalmadena (COSTA DEL SOL), with 320 days of sunshine each year, optimizing our players ability to train on quality grass pitches daily!

The aim of our academy methodology is to create more intelligent players capable of making the best decision in the most competitive of environments.

Our proven methodology is a unique educational system, different and innovative, designed to optimally train young footballers in order to develop an intelligent, tactically and technically sound, creative football player.

Our academy players with their enthusiasm and desire to develop are the keys to our overall success. That’s why our programs are surrounded by the best professionals coaches and support staff in the world with the most innovative, educational and technological tools available.

We encourage players of different nationalities to take advantage of the opportunity to live together outside their home, learning the EduKick Spain academy system, both on and off the field. Our academy players learn through the course Intercultural Competence (ICC)…and we guarantee that our program will be an unforgettable experience for our players.

The benefits of such an experience have a very positive effect on many aspects of the players lives, not only in empowering them as aspiring professional football players but also as individuals which will prove to be a lifelong advantage, both socially and academically.

Our aim is to generate positive and lasting emotional bonds and friendships among the academy player, coaches and staff.

We will be honored to consider your application to join us and help you make your football & education dreams come true!

Your EduKick Spain Football & Education Program Includes

  1. Airport pick up/drop off and transfers.
  2. Private supervised apartment accommodation
  3. Three (3) meals a day (Breakfast, lunch & Dinner)
  4. Education: Spanish or International High School, Spanish Language classes at affiliated Spanish Language Institute
  5. Five (5)  morning football training sessions under the guidance of EduKick Spain Academy technical football staff
  6. Placement to a local based Spanish football club team for two (2) or three (3) additional football training & weekend matches
  7. Supervised Strength & Conditioning offered in 6 week modules throughout course (two gym sessions per week).
  8. Attend professional Spanish La Liga matches & lower division Spanish pro matches (3 matches total).
  9. Attend pro Spanish professional club training session (subject to availability).
  10. EduKick Spain Training Kit & Leisure Wear package (Jersey, shorts, socks, tracksuit, training top, rain jacket, kit bag & MORE!).
  11. All local transport between the residence & private school, football training and matches.
  12. Full medical insurance.
  13. 24/7 adult supervision, mentoring & welfare.
  14. Two (2) reports per academic half year (technical football and academic) & regular reporting & communication to parents through social media, newsletter, and email.

Soccer Schools and Academies: a basic preview

Soccer is a wonderful game that is played for 90 minutes. During these 90 minutes, though the number of players from both sides is limited up to 22, the spectators present in the stadium make the match interesting. Especially if the country is Spain and it is a soccer match. There are several soccer schools and academies in Spain where young players learn soccer and get coaching. These are schools which intake young boys and girls and coach them towards greatness.


Soccer Schools and Academies: A thriving place for young boys and girls

These soccer schools and academies take up the young boys and girls in the age group of 9 to 11 years. They are then trained in learning soccer and also helped in their studies. These soccer schools offer classes from age group 13 to 26 years and the duration of the courses at soccer schools is 1 month to 10 months academic courses. These courses are delivered in English. Learning the Spanish language can be an added advantage for students who are more than 16 years. The training at Spanish football academies is given by licensed coaches certified by UEFA. The players being trained daily at a soccer academy in Spain also get a chance to play Soccer matches in the evening in a local Spanish academy.


Soccer Boarding schools in Spain and their benefits

The solitary aim of soccer academies and soccer boarding schools is to train the player on two fronts; one to coach and train the technique of playing soccer. The second is to help students apply and learn by playing with a local Spanish local soccer club. These soccer boarding schools in Spain come with the added advantage of combining teaching and soccer at the same place. This helps these players to become international soccer players by allowing them to focus on soccer. It’s because of this very reason that Spain’s national team, as well as the local club teams, are very strong.

Effects on International soccer by Spain Academies

There are special soccer academies for girls also. Many girl players trained at the Spanish soccer schools have shown good performances at national and international levels. The best example of the same is the amazing victory run of Barcelona girls at the UEFA Champions League. Spain and its wonderful soccer schools and academies play a vital role in the upliftment of soccer. This is not only limited to Spain but has far greater international implications. These players being trained in the Spanish soccer academies and schools to have the potential to play and win international-level tournaments. These academies are preparing the young players for International level performances.

Frequently Asked Questions

Live & study in Spain!
Established in Spain for 16 years.
 Professional soccer training.
 Spanish language & cultural immersion.
 Top-of-the-line facilities.
 Full-time 24/7 adult monitor on staff.
Academy-planned training schedule.
 We send you staff bios, rules & travel packing list in advance.

A: Yes, there are tutors available 24/7, normally one for every 4-5 players, this tutor will provide all necessary support that is needed, educational, emotional and personal. Regarding specifics like math and science the most qualified tutor for this area will provide support to the student at that time. We also have a psychologist available at all times as well.

A: We have 2 class rooms/study halls equipped with everything, computer lab, printer, stationary etc. The WI-FI works perfectly. There is also Wi-Fi available 24/7 in the sports Village (boarding school).

A: Generally there are at least 15 players at one time from a wide range of nationalities between the ages of 12-21. They will play together, train together and live together (each player has their own mini apartment, with all facilities and services, 4* superior equivalent)

As our academy is in constant interaction with local, regional, professional and international teams due to our close ties with the SPANISH FOOTBALL FEDERATION the players will share training sessions with local teams, play with and or against on a regular basis, minimum 3 times per week. I have attached the weekly agenda that they players follow when staying with us.

Train in Spain! Compete against some of the best footballers in the world! Inquire TODAY and your team can experience true Spanish football culture at EduKick Spain! For a specific football team tour proposal for your team, club, or group, please email the following information to