AS Roma Summit Meeting Summary
Miami Beach, Florida – January 28, 2015
In attendance;: Italo Zanzi/ CEO – AS Roma, Alex Zecca/Youth Academy Partnership Director- AS Roma, Ed Lippe, Performance/Fitness Consultant – AS Roma, James Pallotta/ Owner – AS Roma, Garth Pollonais- Chargers SC, Jim DiNobile- Chargers SC, Lorne Donaldson and Jared Spires- Real Colorado, Chris Payne- Boston Bolts, Morris Lupenic – Vadar, Jon Sacuzac- Patedores, Jorge Fleshmen/Kendall-Communications, Federic”Ricky” Massar, AS Roma First team Youth Football Director via phone
The Summit was held in the hotel and was videoed for internal purposes and with full confidenality.
AS Roma Club Overview video presentation clip; New ownership of AS Roma has brought back a new sense of vitality utilizing modern business methods, leadership, media, Television networks, Digital media platforms.
AS Roma is doing this Youth Academy “in good faith”
New 52,000 seat stadium ready in 2017, Stadio della Roma!
Investment in Youth – International – U.S.
- Value to partners – Football and Promotional substance
- Positively impact Club partners, players, coaches for AS Roma
- Grow presence
- Not a branding play
- Legitimate effort for the right thing in football
Alex Zecca wants input. Alex wants partner Club to have a point person to make it work
It is authentic!
AS Roma Academy and Soccer School: Education Component Commitment
Components of the program
- AS Roma coaches visits
- Set calendar
- AS Roma flexibility to host team visits, coaches visits
- AS Roma Training center at Trigoria Italian Olympic Training Center
- 55 Euro’s per day/ $65, room and 3 meals and fields
- Partner Clubs Responsible for airfare, AS Roma about football, not travel agent
Blackout dates: June 1-20, July 11-18, and August 9-16
AS Roma is open to do whatever we want to do
Serie A schedule starts August 23
American ownership has done so much for AS Roma and the entire organization is behind this project
Get it Going- Bring a team and/or coaches or bring in AS Roma Coaches
Discussion about the possibility to have all the partner clubs does a meeting/symposium at the Indianapolis USSDA showcase in June, 2015
Alex Zecca “make it Actionable”!
Discussion on topics:
Partnerships Promotions & Social media
Player ID and development, US professional partnerships
AS Roma is very ready to make this happen
*Goalkeeper, specific and AS Roma wants to do something with it
*European citizenship process
*Women’s football, AS Roma wants to develop Women’s program, Mia Hamm on the Board of AS Roma
Brief Presentation by ED Lippe about Performance/ Fitness component: Presenting continuity of Methodology/Progressive
Implementation, nutrition, creating good habits at u13
Alex Zecca is the point of contact
Scheduling of a symposium
Times/dates coaches coming to AS Roma
Each Partner Club representative was video interviewed about their view of the AS Roma partnership
Meet and greet with James Pallotta, owner AS Roma
AS Roma gifts
Director of Operations