Scuola Calcio, Italian Soccer School Announces New Technical Staff

Wilmington, NC (PressExposure) January 04, 2008 -- Scuola Calcio, Italian Soccer School, one of the only true Italian Soccer School in North America is excited to announce the addition of a new International Technical Coaching Staff for its player and coaching development.

Marco Stoini brings his experience in directing and developing soccer programs to the Scuola Calcio Project. Scuola Calcio, Italian Soccer School is affiliated with more then 120 soccer organizations trough out the National and International territory. Therefore the addition of Marco Stoini will help oversees over sixteen thousand youth players and it demonstrates how much the Scuola Calcio Project invests in their future.

"As our Italian Soccer Programs continue to grow, it becomes necessary to add experienced coaching staff at the youth level and we found one of the best,” said Antonio Saviano, president of Scuola Calcio, Italian Soccer School. “Our affiliated soccer schools are very fortunate to have an individual like Marco to be working with their youth players and coaching staff.”

Marco Stoini has played in the Italian Serie D (Fourth Division) as a goalkeeper. When he suffered a serious injury at age 22 he had to stop playing so he started his coaching career.

Mr. Stoini holds his UEFA B License and he is been coaching for the last 18 years. He is been working with all categories, from Youth level (Soccer School) to Adult level (Professional). He currently oversees the Youth Sector of San Luigi Calcio Trieste, one of the most important youth soccer club in Italy.

His past experiences include working with clubs such as: Triestina (Currently in Serie B – Italian Second Division), Parma (Currently in Serie A – Italian Premier Division), Perugia (Currently in Serie C – Italian Third Division) and Ascoli (Currently in Serie B – Italian Second Division).

Marco’s responsibilities for these clubs is to manage youth sector activities, technical and tactical education and scouting of new soccer talents, in Italy and abroad, (North America).

He has worked for the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) as an instructor at regional and national level. He is currently the technical director of a very important Italian youth soccer club (St. Luigi Soccer Trieste). One of its teams became the Italian Junior champion of the U18 boys category in 2004.

Marco is also working as an instructor-coordinator for the Ascoli Soccer Academy, which have affiliates in Italy and abroad. He has written various articles on many soccer player’s development issues, mainly for internal use in technical education facilities where he has worked and still works.

He is also contributes much of his work on player development to the Scuola Calcio Magazine, a monthly youth soccer development magazine (

Here is what Marco Stoini had to say: "Youth Soccer is not really about winning, or how many goals players score, it is about player development. It is about teaching the right development method so players can progress and grow, it is not going about to beat the other team, it is about developing the players to their fullest potential".

The Scuola Calcio (Soccer School) training staff uses International Professional Coaches to teach soccer skills to the players. Mr. Stoini will be responsible for coordinating our popular Summer Soccer Programs, its training and its player development curriculum. He will also be involved in coaching education. To read more about our Professional Coaching staff visit

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The Italian Scuola Calcio (Soccer School) has consolidated the experience developed from its technical staff and the experience acquired within the last few years from Ascoli Soccer Academy, A. C. Perugia Soccer School and A.C. Parma Soccer School program's technical staff. The Italian Scuola Calcio has included in the search, its own formation and exploitation of the youth soccer players, the mission is characterized to adopt an innovative politics and dynamics in the development of the actual activities. The Italian Scuola Calcio has built a network of more then 100 affiliated soccer schools, some of which in Italy and other abroad (North America) and other foreign countries such as Ghana and Brazil, and an organization of 80 professional scouts-observers, 20 regional coordinators and 5 International coordinators. These are people in charge of different areas, all of them coming from an extensive carrier in the professional youth soccer sectors. Each sportive season the Italian Scuola Calcio technical staff conducts over 400 technical visits to the affiliated soccer schools and organizes over 50 yearly selections (try-outs) for young soccer players between the age of 12 to 16, monitoring over 13000 players. The result of this complex and organized activity allows the technical staff to individualize the better players from each affiliated soccer schools therefore introduce them to the professional clubs such of Serie A, B and C (Italian Premier, First and Second Division). At the conclusion of each sportive season, young soccer players chosen from the Italian Scuola Calcio are introduced in the professional youth sector areas of the professional soccer clubs.

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