Preparatory School Placement in the USA and UK for Football and Rugby

Global Sports Division in partner with International Development Academy offers preparatory/private schools in the USA and UK. Our new IDA Boston Academy in Boston, Massachusetts, is aimed at international student-athletes, who want to enter the elitist US private school/college pathway, without losing eyes on their soccer development. The program offers a pathway also for rugby. We provide the best environment for International students with access to higher education with early access to the American and British education system of private schooling, while also playing competitive football at elite Academy level. For ages (12-18 years old) – (7th to 12th grade)

  • Extensive network of connections with in the private school world, in New England.
  • GSD & IDA provides support with finding the right school, application and onboarding.
  • All year around consultancy

Surrounded by some of the nation’s top schools and colleges, IDA Boston offers student-athletes in both rugby and soccer

  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities, academics, and training
  • Professional development in and out of sports
  • Participation in local leagues, tournaments & more
  • Collegiate pathways, recruiting assistance, and more

The Academies

  • Access to more than 35 elite preparatory schools
  • Fully customized, flexible learning program
  • College-accredited curriculums
  • The International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum inspires students to:
    • Understand subjects in depth
    • Think critically
    • Ask challenging questions
    • Move beyond their courses and classrooms to further broaden their experience with community

The Facilities

  • Train in state-of-the-art facilities across New England, including the Union Point Sports Complex.
  • Access to 25-acre indoor/outdoor sports complex
  • Professional-quality and size fields and equipment

The Soccer

  • Train with New England Surf, one of the region’s elite clubs
  • Hands-on, individualized training programs, drills, and strategic insight
  • 1-on-1 coaching sessions, video analysis, highlight-reel development

The Rugby

  • Face off and compete like the New England Free Jacks, Boston’s first-ever professional rugby team
  • Join the Free jacks Academy and Junior Jacks training squads, the official pathway to professional rugby
  • Train in one of the only Major League Rugby-affiliated academies

IDA Boston is tied to premier soccer and rugby clubs in Boston and one of the best private school in New England. The Academy is open for students 7-12 grade.

Full collaboration with the school and a schedule that allows students to be successful at both.

Downtown Boston, there is not a better location than that!

Either International Guesthouse (Shared room in downtown Boston) or host family.

The International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum inspires students to:

  • Understand subjects in depth
  • Think critically
  • Ask challenging questions
  • Move beyond their courses and classrooms to further broaden their experience with community