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Professional Combines and Developmental Camps for Soccer Players
2010 Pro Soccer Combine: Men's Player Profile -- Sam Roca

photo from Nashville Metros

 

Positions Played:

Defender

Height:

6' 1"

Weight:

185 lbs.

Nationality/Passport:

US passport

Birthdate/Birthplace: March  15, 198 / New Jersey
School/Last Season of Eligibility:

High Point U / 2009

Last Professional Team: N/A
Combine Coach: Jesse Myers, Richmond Kickers

 

Scouting Report from InfoSport 2010 Pro Soccer Combine
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category

Score

Comments
Dribbling

 

Passing

Long range needs to improve 
1st Touch

 

Crossing

N/A 

 

Finishing N/A   

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Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category

Score

Comments
Decision Making

2.5 

Has to execute passes into MF more consistently
Communication

 

Executes Under Pressure  
Movement Off Ball

Supports the ball well from defenders and MF 
Small-Sided Game

 
Full-Field Game

 

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

3  

 

Speed

 

Quickness

3

 
Endurance

 

Agility

 

Combine Coach's Overall Comments:
Good understanding of zonal defending. Still needs games to help him develop his understanding of the central defender position.

Collegiate Soccer Career:
Head Coach: Dustin

2009: Played in eight games with three starts for HPU 2008: Appeared in 19 games making 13 starts ... Had an assist on game’s first goal in 2-1 victory over Virginia Tech (10/24) ... Lone shot came in season opener versus Elon (8/29) ... Part of defensive unit that allowed over half a goal less per game than previous season

PREVIOUS COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS
Transfer from South Carolina … Appeared in 11 games for Gamecocks in 2007 … Member of the Conference USA Honor Roll

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career:

PDL: Nashville Metros. NPSL: Morris Colonials. U20 Red Bull Academy. Named the Player of the Year by the New Jersey State High School Coaches Association ... Earned first-team All-State and Regional All-America honors ... Also garnered first-team all-county and all-conference honors twice ... Selected to the All-Bergen Record first team and the All-Herald News first team ... Four-year member of the State of New Jersey Olympic Development Team ... Volunteered for the Boys

Injury and Medical Data:
No injuries or medical conditions reported.

 

Contact Information:
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

 

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