2012 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Ryan Griffin
Player Profile
Positions Played   Center Back
Height   6' 3"
Weight   200 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   US passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   December 7, 1989 / Florida
School/Last Season of Eligibility   University  of Tampa / 2011
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Jim Curtin, Philadelphia Union (MLS)

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 4 Comfortable on the ball for a big guy
Passing 4 Decent. Look to play forward faster
1st Touch 4 Solid first touch always into space
Crossing 3 Limited opportunities
Finishing 3 Limited opportunities
Heading 5 Oustanding timing

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 4 Good at when to step in and tackle vs. when to hold the line.
Communication 5 Excellent organizer
Executes Under Pressure 4 Good choices in tight spaces
Movement Off Ball 4 Can open up and want the ball quicker when keeper receives it.
Small-Sided Game 4 Solid awareness in transition.
Full-Field Game 4 Team leader from the start

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 5 Very strong. Wins at individual battles.
Speed 4 Work on geting sideways not square. This will help the turning to sprint.
Quickness 4 Decent first step.
Endurance 5 Very fit. Played every minute.
Agility 4 Flexible and coordinated for a big guy.

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Has the ability to help a USL/NASL team immediately. In the right MLS environment, Ryan would be able to contribute. Sold all-around player committed to doing whatever it takes to get a result and improve as a player.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Adrian Bush

2011: Second team all-region. Led all Spartans with 11 goals while also tallying three assists. Among his goals were a pair of game-winners while he is now a three-time Daktronics all-region member. He was also a first-team all-SSC selection in 2011.

2010: NSCAA second-team Scholar All-American…NSCAA first-team Scholar All-Region…NSCAA first-team All-South Region…All-SSC second team…Daktronics second-team All-South Region…SSC all-tournament team…Columbus State Invitational all-tournament team…ESPN The Magazine CoSIDA first-team Academic All-District…SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll…Played and started in 21 games…Seven goals and three assists on the year… Team high five game-winning goals.

2009: First-team ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic all-district…SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll…Second-team all-SSC…Daktronics second-team all-South Region…Played in 21 matches for the Spartans while starting in 19.

2008: SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll…Played in 21 of Tampa’s games while starting in 17 of those contests…Tied for 2nd on the team in assists with 5…Scored 2 goals and had 5 assists on the year.


Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
MPS Portland Phoenix, PDL 2001

Injury and Medical Information
No injuries or medical conditions reported

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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