2013 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Robert Gargaro
Player Profile
Positions Played   Center Back
Height   6' 0"
Weight   165 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   USA passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   August 17, 1990 / Illinois
School/Last Season of Eligibility   University of Rhode Island / 2012
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Dewan Bader, Carolina RailHawks (NASL)

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 3  
Passing 2.5 Work on range of passing
1st Touch 3 Decent
Crossing N/A  
Finishing N/A  
Heading 3 Solid

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 3 Can play quicker at times
Communication 3.5 Good
Executes Under Pressure 3
Movement Off Ball 2 Stay mobile and provide support always
Small-Sided Game 3
Full-Field Game 3

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 3
Speed 2.5
Quickness 2.5
Endurance 2.5
Agility 2.5

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Fitness must always be a top priority, when trying to reach the next level. Rob has some good fundamental attributes that would benefot from more games, and PDL experience to help develop.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: John O'Connor

2012: Team captain... Scored his first career goal in a 4-4 draw with Bryant... Recorded an assist in URI's 4-3 win over New Hampshire... Had an assist in URI's win over St. Bonaventure

2011: Team co-captain... Was one of just four players to start in each of the team's 18 games

2010: Was one of just five players to start in each of the team's 18 games... Earned All-Tournament honors at the Ocean State Soccer Classic as well as the ODU Stihl Soccer Classic

2009: Was one of just three Rams to earn the start in each of URI's 20 games... Recorded an assist in URI's victory over Temple.

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
Was a four-year starter and played both forward and defender for coach Jim Johns at Neuqua Valley High School... Captained his conference champion team which was ranked #1 in Illinois as well as in the Midwest Region and #5 nationally... Earned Upstate Eight All-Conference, All-City and All-State honors his senior year... Also received the team's Most Valuable Defender and Iron Man awards... Led the team in scoring as a freshman, tallying 24 goals his rookie year... Helped lead Neuqua Valley to a pair of Upstate Eight Conference, 3A Regional, Sectional and Super Sectional titles... Was a starting defender for the nationally-recognized Chicago Magic USSF Academy where he played for coach Tommy Cholowa and trained under the direction Chicago Fire assistant coach Mike Matkovich... During his time with the Magic, his teams won four USYSA Illinois state titles, qualified for three USYSA Snickers Regional Tournament of Champions and appeared in two USYSA National Championships... Was an Illinois Olympic Development Program regional team selection and was invited to the Super Y National Training Camp

Injury and Medical Information
No injuries or medical conditions reported

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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