As an Italian scuola calcio (soccer academy), AC Cugini offers its members year-round goalkeeper training in winter, spring, summer, and fall. Goalkeeper training from August to June is included in the tuition for the AC Cugini 11-month travel team program. Goalkeeper training in fall and spring is included in the fees for AC Cugini SFL team members. AC Cugini members not enrolled in the 11-month program or on a Cugini SFL team may register for any Cugini goalkeeper session for a separate fee.
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 (www.ascolicalcio.it). Fabio possesses a UEFA license and receives training twice a year in Italy through Italian National Olympic Committee 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 was also the Head Coach of the Langley High School Girls JV Soccer team and the South Lakes High School Girls JV Soccer team and Goalkeeper Coach for both schools' Varsity and JV Girls teams.
- Participants should wear goalie pants, goalie shirt, goalie gloves and bring a soccer ball and PLENTY of water.
- Cancellations due to weather or field closings are noted on the AC Cugini Facebook Page