2011 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Dwayne Williams  
Player Profile
Positions Played   Central Defense
Height   6' 0"
Weight   180 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   Jamaica passport, US  F1 student visa
Birthdate / Birthplace   November 4, 1986 / Jamaica
School/Last Season of Eligibility   U of Rhode Island / 2010
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Mark Simpson

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 2 Keep it simple out of the back
Passing 3 Better when he plays ball early
1st Touch 3  
Crossing 3 Can play a long diagonal ball
Finishing 2 Hunt ball more on set pieces
Heading 4 Very good defensive header

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 3  
Communication 4 Takes command well!
Executes Under Pressure 2 Just struggled with the ball in small-sided game
Movement Off Ball 3 Slides over well
Small-Sided Game 1 Struggled with ball in a tighter game, play simple and early
Full-Field Game 4 Very good 1v1 defender. Decent communicator. Worked well with other center back

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 5 Uses body to his advantage
Speed 4 Never got beat for pace
Quickness 4  
Endurance 4 Strong and sturdy center back, played every minute
Agility 3 Can be more agile on the turn

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
A physical presence at center back. Attacks aerial balls well. Can step up to a checking forward better at times. Needs to keep it simple in smaller game. Very good 1v1 qualities. Communicates well and can cover other's mistakes. Very coachable! Sold potential!

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: John O'Connor

2010: named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Mid Atlantic Region Second Team. Williams also earned Atlantic 10 First Team honors this season.

Williams was named to TopDrawerSoccer.com's National Top 100 listing of upperclass collegiate players to watch, earlier this season. Checking in at #70, he was one of just four Atlantic 10 players to appear on the list and was the conference's top-ranked defender

Ended his four-year career at Rhode Island with seven goals - including three game-winners - and two assists. In addition to earning Ocean State Soccer Classic honors this year, he was twice named to College Soccer News' National Team of the Week in 2009 while also receiving the Defensive MVP Award at the Dartmouth Nike Hypertherm Classic.
 


Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
Attended Godfrey Stewart High School and G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sports - both in Jamaica... Captained his soccer and cricket teams... While at G.C. Foster, also participated in track & field, basketball, netball, and hockey... Helped lead the 2007 Jamaica All-Star School team to a win over Trinidad... Traveled to Hong Kong with the Jamaican team to win the Lunar Cup in 2007... Team also captured the Da Casta Cup title in 2005.

Injury and Medical Information
Orbital bone fracture, September 2010

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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