2012 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Shawn Buchanan
Player Profile
Positions Played   Outside Midfielder
Height   5' 5"
Weight   150 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   US Passport, Jamaica Citizenship
Birthdate / Birthplace   September 16, 1989 / Jamaica
School/Last Season of Eligibility   Central CT State / 2011
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Aron Hyde, Chicago Fire (MLS)

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 3 Not bad, has some ability to get at defenders
Passing 2 Too many turnovers
1st Touch 2  
Crossing 2 Too often he does not get the ball into areas
Finishing 2 Needs to be better
Heading 1  Size is a factor

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 2  
Communication 2  
Executes Under Pressure 2 Final ball needs to improve
Movement Off Ball 2 Very inconsistent, needs to be more active
Small-Sided Game 2 Should be able to demonstrate well here, but too often goes missing
Full-Field Game 2  

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 2  
Speed 3  
Quickness 3  
Endurance 2 Needs to improve so he can help on both sides of the ball
Agility 3  

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Too often, he was inconsistent when on the ball. His final pass needs to improve if he is going to have a chance at the next level. Also needs to become more of a 2-way midfielder and work on defending. More games and PDL experience could help.
Collegiate Soccer Career
N/A

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
FC New York Reserve,  FC Ponte Soccer (Connecticut)
Injury and Medical Information
No injuries or medical conditions reported

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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