Understanding your pathway through FC BATCO
Our Summer Academy for women ages 16 and up, runs from Mid May until Late July and usually finishes with the players facing off against professional clubs from Europe. The Summer Academy competes in a National Pro-Am League. and usually plays 10 games minimum over the summer. This summer however we will only being playing 4 friendly matches because we will head to Europe July 15 to play 3 matches.
The league feature professional and amateur players ranging from ages 16 and up. Many of the NWSL draftees have come through the summer Pro-Am League, And we ourselves have had players go on to play in Italy, Portugal, Denmark, and Germany
Our Winter Trip will take us it Italy and Switzerland for players to futher gain experience playing the best teams and for those hoping to play professionally to get their name out here.
All games are filmed so players will have great film to show college coaches for scholarships, as well as scouts to show they are capable of playing at the next level.
If one or more of these applies to you, then our summer development academy is for you!
Do you need more time to develop technically or tactically to compete at the next level?
Do you need more time to develop physically or psychologically?
Are you not being recruited but want to continue playing at the next level?
Do you have ambitions on playing professionally but not sure what the path looks like?
Do you want to be challenged to become better version of yourself with a great group of young women chasing their dreams with you?
What Does the weekly Academy Schedule look like?
Below is the schedule for our Residential Year Round Academy the only difference is in the Summer Academy there is no class.
Summer Academy Calendar (2022)
June 16 first day of Training.
We will play friendly matches against San Antonio Athenians, Houston Aces, San Antonio Corinthians, and one more TBA, to prepare for Europe. One game every week. Normal First day is Mid May
July 15 Path2Pro Tour Leave Austin for Copenhagen
Flight leaves at 11am
July 18 Game vs HB Koge July 19
July 24 Game vs FC Bayern Munich
July 28 Game VS Brondby IF
July 30 Return to Austin
Flight leaves at 930am arrives 4pm
Summer Academy cost $450 Covers (Team Bag, Warm Ups, Game Uniforms, Practice Uniform, Training fees)
For those who Desire to come on the Trips to Europe the cost to reserve you ticket is $150 through our travel agency partner.
The toal cost for airfare changes each month. If you reserve your spot before March ends, the total cost is only $900 Round Trip
The Housing while in Europe is $500 for 2 weeks.
Hotel Apartments with living room and 5 bed rooms with 2 bunk beds in each room
Players can Expect to pay between $250-$400 over the two weeks on meals.depending on if they cook or go out to eat.