Marco Materazzi is the new Director of Coaching at Soccer Management Institute and Ambassador of College Life Italia

Nov 03, 2020 619

World Cup Champion and Treble Winner, Marco Materazzi becomes the Director of Coaching at Soccer Management Institute, one of the most prestigious Sports Institutes in Europe. In partnership with the American University of Rome, Soccer Management Institute aims to develop the next generation of sports professionals, attracting students from all over the world to attend a Master in Soccer Management & Coaching and other academics programs in the heart of Rome.

During their time in Italy, the SMI students have the opportunity to continue playing football at a pro and semi-professional level by being part of a unique program. Marco Materazzi joins a team that is already made up of several professionals, including Antonio Cincotta, head coach of ACF Fiorentina Women's.

"I am very happy to contribute to such an ambitious project - says Marco Materazzi, our goal is to build an innovative coaching methodology that can become a reference point for the training of all the football players around the world".

“We are thrilled to have Marco in our team - says Stefano Radio, president of Soccer Management Institute - with a professional of his caliber we move a step closer to the realization of our goals; we are convinced that with Marco we will become even more the reference point for all the young people across the world who dream of studying and playing football in Italy ”.

Founded by College Life Italia in partnership with the American University of Rome, Soccer Management Institute has welcomed over 80 students from 30 countries.

For more information about Soccer Management Institute, please contact the Marketing Director, Gianluca Bottoni at

SOURCE: College Life Italia

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