2012 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Zach Hofstetter
Player Profile
Positions Played   Forward
Height   6' 1"
Weight   185 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   US passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   February 9, 1989 / Maryland
School/Last Season of Eligibility   Florida Southern College / 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 Very good dribbler. Needs to add ability to go right more often
Passing 3 Solid
1st Touch 4 Good first touch. Has ability to hold up the ball for his team
Crossing 4 Strong service especially from the left
Finishing 5 Excellent around the goal. Great with both power and placement
Heading 4 Good timing and fearless. Challenges everything.

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 4 Quick thinker
Communication 4 Demand the ball more.
Executes Under Pressure 4 Good in tight spaces. Can get half step to get shot off
Movement Off Ball 4 Can look to combine a little more than always doing it on his own
Small-Sided Game 4 Strong. Defends well for a forward
Full-Field Game 4 Dangerous up top. Created several chances in every game

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 5 Big and strong. Holds ball well.
Speed 4 Above average pace
Quickness 4 Good first step
Endurance 4 Logged a lot of minutes and was consistent all three days
Agility 4 Good balance

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Has an MLS-level left foot. Great shot and strong passer. Needs to fine tune some elements of his game (movement, combining more, thinknig faster). Has a very bright future as a pro.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Hugh Seyfarth

2011: first team all-Sunshine State Conference. Led the league in scoring during the regular season with 44 points. His 17 goals were second in the SSC, and his 10 assists were the best total in the SSC for the second year in a row. That made him the first Moccasin in the program’s 55-year history with double digits in both goals and assists, and his final total of 44 points was the second highest in team history. Only Alan Grossman had more, with 47 points on 22 goals and three assists in 1973. Hofstetter’s 2.93 points per game currently rank #1 in NCAA Division II.
2010: first team all-Sunshine State Conference. 9 goals, 10 assists.

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
HCU United (National Super Y Champions)

Injury and Medical Information
ACL 2008.

Contact Informationtd>
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