2011 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Matthew Heitmann  
Player Profile
Positions Played   Defender
Height   6' 1"
Weight   160 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   US passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   August 11, 1989 / USA
School/Last Season of Eligibility   William Paterson University / 2010
Last Professional Team   None
Combine Coach   Aron Hyde, Chicago Fire

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 1  
Passing 2  
1st Touch 2  
Crossing 1  
Defending 2 Closing was a little late for tackles
Heading 1.5  

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 1.5 Sometimes a little too eager. Patient.
Communication 1 Too quiet. Needs to organize more from his position.
Executes Under Pressure 1.5  
Movement Off Ball 2  
Small-Sided Game 2  
Full-Field Game 2  

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

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Has a decent base but needs too improve  few key areas for the pro game:

1. Timing of tackles and reading the play

2. Aerial ability

3. Distribution out of the back

4. Quickness in recovery when defending your own goal


Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Brian Woods

2010: Third team all-region. All-NJAC First Team, Nov. 1 NJAC Defensive Player of the Week and a starter in 17 of 19 matches this fall, the back had one goal and an assist this season, including the tying goal for his first career score in a 2-1 win at Kean Oct. 27. 2009: All-NJAC Second Team 2008: All-NJAC Honorable Mention Team. 2008 ECAC Metro Tournament Most Outstanding Player

 

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career

Pasco Stallions Club Soccer

 

Injury and Medical Information
September 2010 ankle injury, no surgery

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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