2015 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Art Garza
Player Profile
Positions Played   Defender
Height   5' 11"
Weight   165 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   USA passport / Mexico citizen
Birthdate / Birthplace   April 23, 1992 / USA
School/Last Season of Eligibility   DePaul University / 2014
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Brian Haynes (Former MLS/NASL coach)

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 3 Very tedhnically adept
Passing 3 Always plays simply
1st Touch 3 Clean and effective
Crossing 2 Work needed here as a wide defender
Finishing 2 An absolute plus for wide defenders
Heading (Defensive) 2 Time your jumps and keep working on it
1v1 Defending 4 Great defensive awareness
Tackling 3 Times tackles very well
Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 3 Always makes early and simple decisions
Communication 2 Quiet personality but needs to talk more
Executes Under Pressure 3 Stays calm under pressure always
Movement off Ball 2 Simple movements and better angles of support
Small-Sided Game 3 Controlled the game well
Full-Field Game 4 Never seem to be under pressure
Ability to Play out of Back 3 Picked the simple passes
Set Piece Defending 2 Work on man marking (big key at next level)
Ability to Join Attack from Defensive Position 3 Gets forward with patience
Ability to Cover other DMs 3 Takes up great position defensively

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 3 Work on core fitness
Speed 2 Be more efficient in your movement
Quickness 2 Lateral movement and quick feet will help
Endurance 4 Never got tired. A nice trait.
Agility 2 Get out the ladders and hurdles and work on it.
Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Art is a very technically gifted defender who just goes about his business and plays in the most simple and efficient manner. Absolutely convinced he can play now at PDL level and push for USL/NASL in a year. Very coachable player!

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Craig Blazer


Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career


Injury and Medical Information
None

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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