2011 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Danny Drago
Player Profile
Positions Played   Center Defense
Height   5' 11"
Weight   170 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   US passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   April 17, 1988 / Pennsylvania
School/Last Season of Eligibility   East Stroudsburg / 2010
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Jesse Myers, Richmond Kickers

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 3  
Passing 3 Would like to see him be more consistent hitting long diagonal ball
1st Touch 3  
Crossing NA  
Finishing NA  
Heading 4.5 Excellent ability to time his jumps, and he's only 5-11

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 3 Simple and efficient
Communication 2 Needs to be more vocal as a central defender
Executes Under Pressure 3  
Movement Off Ball 2 Like to see more mobility in CMF
Small-Sided Game 3  
Full-Field Game 3  

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 4 Strong and tough
Speed 3 Decent first step
Quickness 3  
Endurance 3  
Agility 3  

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Good 1v1 defender who understands zonal play. Possession player and destroyer. Wins most challenges in the air.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Jerry Sheska

A 2010 NSCAA all-region first team selection, started 88 games in his career, leading the Warriors to a 64-19-5 record when he was in the starting lineup. He was previously named to the NSCAA All-Region team as a back in 2007 and 2008. He was also a three-time Daktronics All-Region selection, earning second team All-America honors in 2007 and 2008, and was also a three-time recipient of ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District recognition.

The redshirt senior had four goals and two assists in 2010 while helping ESU (13-6-1) to the PSAC championship game for the 20th time in 29 seasons under head coach Jerry Sheska, where the Warriors tied Shippensburg 1-1 before falling in penalty kicks. Drago had 14 goals and seven assists in his career and was a member of PSAC championship teams in 2006 and 2007 and NCAA Tournament teams from 2006-08.


Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
Pocono Snow (NPSL), NPSL All-star team, Pennsylvania Stoners (NPSL), Stroudsburg United Perugia (Premier)

Injury and Medical Information
Torn meniscus, surgery, January 2009

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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