We will arrange our Summer Tours 2023 and 2024 to the world renowned elite sporting facility that is the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio, USA. The backdrop to the Spire Institute is Lake Erie, one of America's five great lakes.
The Spire Institute boasts world class accommodation and sporting facilities at which our players will prepare as a professional academy player and play exhibition games against carefully selected opponents and compete in the Spire Challenge and Invitational tournaments.
We shall also visit MLS Club, Columbus Crew and for those traveling with the team we will visit one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Niagara Falls. This trip will not only provide football development and opportunity, it will also allow for personal progression and memories that will last a lifetime.
Rising Star Football Academy has organised Summer Tours since 2014, visiting the UK, Norway, Denmark and Portugal. We have a proven track record of excellence, care and success.
In 2023 and 2024 we have decided to expand our horizons beyond Europe to a new frontier. The tour will be led by Founder and Technical Director James McAloon who holds the Asian Football Confederation Professional Coaching Diploma, the highest level of coaching qualification in the world.
James has 20 years of coaching experience, has worked as an elite youth coach, a professional football coach and with football federations as a coach developer. James will be ably supported by the Rising Star Football Academy coaching team who have existing and accredited qualifications from AFC, UEFA and beyond.
In addition to this, the team will be supported by Sean Lane the Head soccer coach at the Spire Institute who also holds the AFC Professional Coaching Diploma and has had success as a professional coach worldwide.
Tour is open to players 10-21 years old.
Age 16-21 - Will play in the Spire Challenge Cup
Ages 10-15 - Will play in the Spire Invitational Cup
Cost - $1600 Inclusive of accommodation, food, coaching, trips, equipment, attire, games.
Estimated Flight Cost
Provisional Dates - Within July 25th to August 5th
This tour is suitable for players of all abilities to experience the life of an elite footballer. For those who have a serious interest in exploring soccer college scholarships in the USA, this tour will enlighten you to the lifestyle and will also expose you to the appropriate scouts.
Explore Spire - https://www.spireinstitute.org/
Explore The Columbus Crew - https://www.columbuscrew.com/
Explore Niagara Falls - https://www.nps.gov/places/niagara-falls-national-heritage-area.html
Be part of Summer Tour USA 2023 & 2024.
Fuel your passion
One of the seven natural wonders of the world
For the love of the game