Tomorrow, 70 delegates from ECA Member Clubs will meet in Rome, Italy for the fourth Youth Football Knowledge Exchange Session, this time with a focus on the development of youth coaches.

Italian ECA Member Club AS Roma is opening its doors to both its stadium, the Stadio Olimpico and the Centro Sportivo Fulvio Bernardini "Trigoria", as host of the two-day event.

The two-day event will be attended by academy directors and club experts from across Europe, all keen to discuss the various processes being applied in youth academies concerning the implementation of their youth coach development plan and the holistic education provided.

Over the course of the two days delegates will participate in six presentations, including from event hosts AS Roma. There will also be presentations from FC Bayern München, FC Inter Turku and FC Salzburg, clubs renowned for developing young footballers, focusing on the best tools for developing coaches’ skills, as well as a presentation from FIGC (Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio) giving a national association perspective.

The fifth Youth Football Knowledge Exchange event is scheduled to take place in February 2023.