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1 EduKick USA – PIA affiliated High School is: www.mpslakers.com EduKick USA – Pennsylvania International Academy (PIA) "Academic Year" Soccer Boarding High School in affiliation with…EduKick USA – PIA affiliated High School is:
2 EduKick USA - PIA Mercyhurst Graduates Mercyhurst Prep graduates have attended top U.S. colleges and universities, including:HarvardBrownYaleColumbiaPrincetonDartmouthNotre DameVassarCornellCollege of William & MaryUniversity of ChicagoCase Western. Carnegie Mellon
4 EduKick USA – PIA Soccer Facilities Include: 19 outdoor full size natural grass soccer pitchesIndoor Fieldhouse, includes 2 regulation size turf soccer fieldsAthletic club and state of the art fitness centre (gym)Housing Centre – 116 rooms, offers Dormitory style lodgingDining hall – Located inside the Housing centre can accommodate up to 400 people in one sitting and allows up to 4 separate areas for groups and conferences. Wi-Fi internet access is availableCafeteria – Located in the housing centre the cafeteria offers a variety of healthy meals and is available for Breakfast, lunch and dinnerGames room - place for participants to relax and spend down time playing ping pong, air hockey and pool. There are a variety of video game consoles and a giant 7 foot satellite TV screen along with comfortable couches and places to visitIndoor Sports dome – The primary training centre for EduKick USA soccer players during the winter months. There is also Miniature golf course and an arcade zone
6 EduKick USA – PIA Soccer Boarding School Head Technical Soccer Coach Coach SAM TOJAGA - Born and raised in British Columbia Canada, member of the Canadian Under16 and Under 18 National Team ProgramsMoved to Erie PA in 1994 and guided the Erie Admirals Under-19 and 20 Teams to State Championships in 1995 and Coached the Under-12 State Champions, and 2005Seven Region Titles, Four Time PIAA State Quarter Finalist and State Semi FinalistAssisted over 55 Cathedral Prep Soccer Players attend various Colleges and Universities on Soccer Scholarships and has relationships with many of the top US Colleges & UniversitiesCoaching Director of EduKick USA – PIA and the Erie Admirals SC, in charge of twelve youth teams and over 85 junior aged players
7 EduKick USA – PIA Soccer Boarding School Affiliated Youth Soccer Club EduKick USA – PIA affiliated US Youth Soccer Club: ERIE ADMIRALSAll EduKick USA – PIA student-soccer players train daily under EduKick technical soccer coaching staff and also are inserted onto an Erie Admiral Soccer Club team according to age and level where they train twice weekly and play a weekend match.
8 EduKick USA – PIA Mercyhurst Preparatory School One of the top high schools in AmericaFounded in 1926100% university placementTotal enrollment 650 studentsRecognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education.Students can choose from three levels of academic study:Basic College Preparatory ProgramHonors ClassesInternational Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB)
9 EduKick USA – PIA International Baccalaureate (IB) Program Mercyhurst offers the prestigious International Baccalaureate Program.The IB program promotes critical thinking, communication, and integration of the information through in depth study of major areas of knowledge.Successful completion of the IB program earns a diploma recognized for university admission at colleges and universities throughout the world.For more information on IB program:
11 EduKick USA – PIA Study in America “We strongly encourage international students to study in the United States, and are committed to helping them choose the American college or university that best meets there needs.”Judith A. McHaleUnder Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs“EduKick International Football Academies is pleased to offer our international students worldwide the opportunity to study and train daily in the US with our partners at PIA and Mercyhurst Prep. This is a fantastic opportunity for international players to continue their soccer development and education in the US and also to begin their US College or University soccer program search.”Joseph W. Bilotta, Founder & Owner, EduKick, INC.EduKick International Football Academies (EIFA)
12 EduKick USA – PIA To Best Prepare for College Soccer in America Attend top high school soccer academy in America thereby exposing yourself to US College & University Soccer Coaches.By studying and playing soccer in America and living in Dormitory with American students, you will:Learn to read, write, and speak EnglishLearn and understand Western cultureLearn to adapt to social and lifestyle changeProve to U.S. colleges you can academically achieve within the American educational systemLiving in dormitory prepares for college dorm experience
13 EduKick USA – PIA Soccer Boarding School Students participate in study hall sessions daily
14 EduKick USA – PIA Language Classes World Languages Sequence French I College PrepFrench IIFrench IIIFrench IVSpanish ISpanish IISpanish IIISpanish IVMPS Pre-IB/HonorsIB/HonorsMadarin Chinese IHonorsMadarin Chinese II
15 EduKick USA – PIA Social Studies Classes SequenceWorld CulturesCollege PrepGovernment/EconomicsAmericasModern American HistoryPsychologyArt HistoryMPS Pre-IB/ HonorsHonorsIB/HonorsAmericas History (Two Year Program)IBWorld History (Two Year Program)
16 EduKick USA – PIA Sciences Classes SequenceScience ConceptsCollege PrepChemistryBiologyPhysicsMPS Pre-IB/ HonorsIB/ HonorsBiology IIB/HonorsHonorsChemistry IIIB/Honors and/or Biology II IB/Honors
17 EduKick USA – PIA Mathematics Classes SequencePre-AlgebraCollege PrepAlgebra IInformal GeometryAlgebra IIGeometryTrigonometrySenior MathHonorsAlgebra II/TrigCalculus IMPS Pre-IBIBDiscrete MathAlgebra II/Trig IBCalculusCalculus II
18 Jr./Sr. Humanities (Two Year Program) EduKick USA – PIAEnglish ClassesEnglishSequenceFreshman EnglishCollege PrepSophomore EnglishJunior EnglishSenior EnglishMPS Pre-IB/ HonorsHonorsJr./Sr. Humanities (Two Year Program)IB (Year 1)IB (Year 2)
19 EduKick USA – PIA Theology Classes SequenceFreshman TheologyCollege PrepSophomore TheologyChristian EthicsHonorsReligions of the WorldIB/HonorsPeer LeadershipHonors/IB
20 Mercyhurst Prep Technology Classes EduKick USA – PIAMercyhurst Prep Technology ClassesTECHNOLOGY/BUSINESSMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft WordMS Power PointMS ExcelMS PublisherMS AccessIntro to ProgrammingProgramming in Visual C++Design OnlineAccountingTerm Elective: Financial Planning, Saving and Investing, and Banking and CreditYear Elective: Your Financial Future
21 Additional Classes Mercyhurst Prep PHYSICAL EDUCATION HEALTH EDUCATION Principles of Wellness and FitnessHealth I, II, IIICross TrainingAthletic TrainingPersonal FitnessAdvanced PE TopicsINTERDISCIPLINARY COURSESCareer InternshipTheory of Knowledge, Honors/*IB RequirementAcademic SkillsLiteracy SkillsIntro to FlightIntro Restaurant/Cafeteria ManagementRoe v. WadeIntro to Logic
23 EduKick USA – PIA Student Clubs In addition to the EduKick USA – PIA soccer player`s daily training sessions there are many Mercyhurst Prep School Student Clubs to choose from:National Honor SocietyVisual Media ClubPhoto ClubGolf ClubDance TeamStudent Politics ClubFinance ClubMu Alpha Theta-Math ClubFeed the HungryModel U.N.History ClubNational Art Honor SocietySpeech and DebateSnow Ski ClubPeace Corps ClubBook ClubStudent GovernmentWomen in Motion
24 EduKick USA- PIA Soccer Development Training 5 times per week (Monday to Friday)Supervised residency placement includes Three (3) meals daily.Individual training plansDocuments and letters of invitation for all student-athletes who require student visas to study in USASeasonal soccer program outlineBi-weekly communication to parents/guardians regarding the athletes performanceSoccer Uniform/Kit package to include 3 sets of training socks, shorts, jersey and a tracksuitSet soccer specific goals for each student- athletePlacement to local club/teams. Our direct affiliated soccer club are the Erie Admirals:Perform informal and formal performance evaluationsSupervised “Core Fitness” Gym Training Schedule for duration of the academic yearWritten academic report cards provided by affiliate school Mercyhurst PrepTrips/tournaments/exposure pertaining to the development and promotion of the athletes within the program to help athletes attain college scholarships/or play at the highest level in soccerProvide regular program news via specific blog, Facebook and YouTube and twitter accounts.
25 EduKick USA – PIA Playing Soccer and Studying at a U. S EduKick USA – PIA Playing Soccer and Studying at a U.S. College Has Many Benefits…Opportunity to be drafted as a professional player into Major League SoccerCompetitive advantage in the workplaceHigher-paying jobDevelopment of skills and flexibility needed to work globallyMore personal independenceBuilds English fluency and Intercultural Competence (ICC)
26 EduKick USA Pennsylvania International Academy (PIA) www. piacademy EduKick USA Pennsylvania International Academy (PIA) more information on EduKick partners PIA…PIA is a residential and student administration affiliate located near Mercyhurst.PIA provides housing 24/7 for international students that attend its affiliated school, Mercyhurst.PIA provides total support to international students from registration and admission to graduation and college acceptance with over 100 personal services offered.
27 EduKick USA Additional PIA Services Additional Services:Regular support and communication around all soccer related services associated with EduKick USA - PIAA safe student environment with daily food serviceAdministration of all feesParent communications from registration to graduationDaily understanding of American cultureAccess to top doctors and heath care servicesESL support when necessaryStudy support offered to studentsWell trained staff with over 200 years of combined experience
29 Frequently Asked Questions 1) What are your detailed expenses?Tuition $39,990 USD (includes all education, accommodation and soccer)Deposit: $4,500 applied toward tuitionBasic Activity Fee Included in Tuition CostMedical Coverage Included in Tuition CostBooks Included in Tuition CostUniforms & Soccer Gear Included in Tuition Cost3 Meals Per Day Included in Tuition Cost$ per week spending allowanceIncludes free Apple iPAD
30 Frequently Asked Questions 2) How often does school issue report cards? Three times a year. Parents can access grades from Website. 3) How do parents contact you? We have a full time student communications director, Amy Wiler, on staff who will answer questions daily by phone or . 4) Can parents come and visit? Yes – Parent are welcome anytime. We can arrange lodging at a local hotel. Parents must cover own expenses. 5) Is the Dormitory open during holidays? Yes – We are open 24/7 and during holidays.
31 Frequently Asked Questions 6) What is the soccer (football) curriculum? Train 5 days per week with EduKick USA staff coaches, inserted into local club team for additional two evening training and weekend match, also 2-3 core fitness gym sessions weekly. 7) Are there other weekend activities? We have activities planned every weekend. Expect to play at least one (1) soccer match. Some are free while others require a small charge that is deducted from the activity account. 8) What happens when student is sick? During school, a full time nurse is on staff. After school and on weekends, a full time Dorm Administrator will take student to the Certified Doctor. Nurses will look after all soccer related injuries. 8) What communication or updates are provided to parents for soccer? Bi-weekly BLOG post, twitter post and photos & videos will be shared with parents of international soccer players on the course.
32 Frequently Asked Questions 9) Are tutor’s available if student needs assistance? Yes – we have many available at a small charge. 10) Do you have safety checks? Safety of the student is one of our top priorities. We have daily, weekly, and monthly checklist that all must follow. 11) Is the Residence Hall Supervised? Yes- we have Dorm Teacher’s on staff 24/7 for the girls and boys wing. 12) What kind of English Programs are offered? We have many classes available along with an extensive cultural adjustment program to guide each student in learning English and western culture.
33 EduKick International Football Academies (EIFA) EduKick USA - PIA Our Mission: To operate the world's leading international soccer/football and education academy boarding schools; building strong business relationships in a vibrant, creative and ethical international football environment. To teach, inspire and create the best technical footballers possible and create international students with inter-cultural competence (ICC) enabling them to compete in the modern competitive world.
35 If you are committed to study & play hard and never give up, we will spare no effort to support you here at the EduKick USA – PIA Soccer Boarding School: Knowledge in "Soccer & Education" is the way to determine your destiny…contact NOW to start your application process! Tel: (905) Toll-Free: 1(866) Edu-Kick ( ) Fax: (905) SKYPE (VOIP) Name: jonedukick