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2008 Pro Soccer Combine: Men's Player Profile -- Troy Mellanson

 

Name:

Troy Mellanson

Positions Played:

Forward, Right Midfield

Height:

5' 10"

Weight:

172 pounds

Nationality/Passport:

Antigua Passport, US Student Visa

Birthdate: December 22, 1981
School/Last Season of Eligibility:

University of SC-Upstate/2007

Last Professional Team: N/A
Combine Coach: Robin Fraser, Real Salt Lake

 

Scouting Report from InfoSport 2008 Pro Soccer Combine
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category

Score

Comments
Dribbling 3

 

Passing

3

 
1st Touch

3

Could be better

Crossing

3

Good pace on crosses 

Finishing 3 Does well 

Heading

2

 
Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category

Score

Comments
Decision Making

3

 
Communication

3

 

Executes Under Pressure 3 Scores goals with pressure, could hold it better
Movement Off Ball

3

Decent, can be better
Small-Sided Game

3

Effective, creates havoc 
Full-Field Game

3

Most runs are appropriate 

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength

3

Good athlete

Speed

4

Very good speed 

Quickness

4

 
Endurance

3

 

Agility

4

Able to ease his way out of tough situations 

Coach's Overall Comments:
Trot has some interesting potential. He is very fast and quite efficient around the goal. Remains to be seen how he would fare against strong pro defenders. Has to improve at holding the ball. He has the potential to play at the next level.

Collegiate Soccer Career:
Head Coach: Greg Hooks (864) 503-5117

Attended Indiana Wesleyan prior to USC Upstate. Coached by Mark Castro (765) 677-2337

NCAA D2 all conference and all-region performer. At IN Wesleyan, was honorable mention all-American, Conference offensive player of the year and all-region.

Professional / Semi-Pro Soccer Career:
None

Miscellaneous and Club Soccer Notes:
Antigua National Team, Antigua Premier Division

Personal Data:
Born December 22, 1981 in Antigua... Antigua passport, US Student Visa... No injuries or medical conditions reported.

Contact Information:

Phone: 718-427-4214

Email: d_mellanson@hotmail.com

 

Last Modified: Saturday, February 02, 2008 05:28 PM

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