2011 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
John O'Donnell  
Player Profile
Positions Played   Left Wing Forward
Height   5' 9"
Weight   165 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   Ireland Passport / US Permanent Resident
Birthdate / Birthplace   February 3, 1982 / Ireland
School/Last Season of Eligibility   Glamorgan University / 2004
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Aron Hyde, Chicago Fire

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 1 Ran down blind alleys too often. Never isolated and beat defenders enough
Passing 2  
1st Touch 1 Too often into pressure
Crossing 1  
Finishing 1 Most important part of being a forward is being able to take chances
Heading 1  

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 1 When to pass and when to dribble was inconsistent
Communication 2  
Executes Under Pressure 1 Too often save possession when under pressure. Need to be better at seeing those moments to be more productive with the ball
Movement Off Ball 2  
Small-Sided Game 2  
Full-Field Game 2  

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 1.5  
Speed 1.5  
Quickness 1.5  
Endurance 1  
Agility 2  

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Did not seem to have a clear idea when in possession of the ball. Turned the ball over too easily. Being an attacker, you are judged by your ability to create and score chances, so you need to be more clinical around the goal for the pro game.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Chris Adams

Played in all games in BUSA League as forward

 

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career

Springfield FC, COBH WANDERERS FC

 

Injury and Medical Information
No injuries or medical conditions reported

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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