2011 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile

Juan Rivas

Player Profile
Positions Played   Forward
Height   5' 8"
Weight   160 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   US passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   October 25, 1988 / Venzuela
School/Last Season of Eligibility   University of Tampa / 2010
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Brian Haynes

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 3  
Passing 3  
1st Touch 3 Clean touch that opens up plenty of options
Crossing 3  
Finishing 2 Must score more as a forward
Heading 2  

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 3  
Communication 2 Quiet player who needs to be more vocal
Executes Under Pressure 3  
Movement Off Ball 2 Give more angles when supporting the play
Small-Sided Game 3  
Full-Field Game 3  

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 2 Need to add more strength
Speed 3  
Quickness 3  
Endurance 2 Fitness was a factor
Agility 3  

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Has great ability and got better as combine progressed. See him playing as a withdrawn forward or as an attacking midfielder. Has a great mind for the game ad is a quick learner. Should do well at the next level.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Adrian Bush

(Attended Francis Marion 2007-09)

Junior (FMU): Started 12 of 13 games after redshirting in 2008…Tallied three goals and four assists, including two game-winning goals…Was third on the squad in points

Sophomore (FMU): Peach Belt Conference second-team all-conference selection…Third-team NSCAA All-Region, PBC all-tournament team and PBC Player of the Week (11/4)....Earned nine goals and five assists with 50 shots…Started 20 of 22 contests for the Patriots…Second-leading scorer on team in 2008…Among PBC players, ranked fourth in game-winning goals, fifth in points, fifth in goals, seventh in assists and shots....2008 preseason all-PBC team....Lead team in goals, assists and points despite missing four matches

Freshman (FMU): All-Peach Belt Conference and second-team all-region…PBC Player of the Week once in 2007....Totaled nine goals and five assists while starting 12 of 14 matches…Ranked in top 50 nationally in goals and points per game....Among PBC leaders, ranked sixth in goals and game-winning goals, seventh in assists and points and 18th in shots

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
None provided

Injury and Medical Information

Contact Information
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