The RIBEIRO MOOJEN COMBINE hosts an exclusive showcase every year for boys interested to go play and study at the best soccer academy in the US located in Orlando, Florida: Montverde Academy.

This particular showcase is open for all boys from 14 to 18 years old. In the past years we have placed over 30 boys and multiple girls from Quebec at Montverde Academy. A lot of these players accepted scholarship offers to continue their careers at the NCAA 1 level after their graduation from Montverde Academy.

Mike Potempa (Director of Soccer at Montverde Academy) will be present in Montreal to recruit the players participating at our showcase.

Mike will also make a PowerPoint presentation during the showcase to explain in detail to the parents and players what is the Montverde Academy and what it has to offer to the players that choose to go play and study in Orlando, Florida.

Mike Potempa (Director of Soccer at Montverde Academy and Orlando City Academy)

Mike Potempa (Director of Soccer at Montverde Academy)


In short, Montverde Academy is a private independent private boarding high school located in Orlando, Florida. They currently have an enrollment of 1250 students ages 3 to 19 (Post Gradate) and 91 different countries represented in their student body.

They offer a comprehensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program on campus, in addition to having 365 boarding students (boys and girls) who live on their campus full-time.  Academically, they offer every Advanced Placement (AP) Course there is to offer, with a 100% graduation and college acceptance rate with many of their graduates getting admitted to their first option/choice for college and or university. They have had many students who graduate and go on to Princeton, Harvard, Duke, Yale, and Brown to name just a few.

In 2019 alone, they had 3 student athletes from our RIBEIRO-MOOJEN COMBINE in Montreal who attended Montverde Academy for 1-2 years, graduated in May 2019 and received substantial scholarships to NCAA Division I institutions.  Nathan Simeon has accepted a scholarship to the University of San Francisco, Jeremy DiLallo has accepted a scholarship to attend the University of Central Florida (UCF), and Xavier Laneuville has accepted a scholarship to attend St. Francis College.

The Soccer Institute at Montverde Academy (S.I.M.A.) was created in 2013 with only 48 players to start.  To date, they have 210 student athletes from around the world enrolled full time in their program, studying and training every day on the campus of Montverde Academy. They have placed over 275 student athletes from the S.I.M.A Program into colleges and universities around the country on soccer or academic scholarships and have developed over 35 professional players straight out of Montverde Academy after graduation.  These athletes are now playing in Major League Soccer- MLS), United Soccer Leagues (USL), Europe and Central/South America.

They have won 8 national championships in 9 years and have an overall record of 205 wins, 1 loss, and 12 draws since October 29, 2010 when Mike Potempa took over the program.

Below we have included some websites for your review:

School Website - https://www.montverde.org

SIMA Website - https://www.mvasima.com/

SIMA Promo Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J66lNhWkkjE

SHOWCASE DATE: 8-9 October 2022 (Saturday and Sunday)

Boys 14 to 18 years of age


Parc Marie-Victorin

1150 Rue marie-Victorin

St-Bruno de Montarville, Quebec


October 8 (Saturday):

8:00-9:00: delivery of uniforms, final payments and head shots with Photographer

9:00-10:00: Montverde Academy presentation to players and parents by Mike Potempa, Director of Soccer at Montverde Academy

10:00-13:00: full games 11 vs 11

October 9 (Sunday):

8:00: players' arrival at the facility to get ready

8:30-9:00: warm-ups on the field

9:00-12:00: full games 11 vs 11

12:00: Showcase is finished


  • Complete and send the registration form online (click here to access)
  • Make the $200 payment online (non refundable)
  • You will receive an automatic email after we receive your registration


$200 at the time of registration online (non refundable)

$200 at the first day of the showcase

*players missing payment will not play at the showcase

*every player will play at least 45 minutes each day

*we will have a physiotherapist onsite every day during the showcase

*the $200 online registration fee is non refundable

*places are limited to 66 players


EMAIL: ribeiromoojen@gmail.com

CELL: 514-885-2141


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