2015 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Michael Binns
Player Profile
Positions Played   Center Midfield
Height   5' 7"
Weight   160 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   Jamaica passport / US Green Card
Birthdate / Birthplace   August 12, 1988 / USA
School/Last Season of Eligibility   None
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 Try not to show the ball
Passing 3 Simple and early is the key
1st Touch 3 Keep clean and sharp always
Crossing 2 10-20 balls at the end of training to work on it.
Finishing 2 Possesses a great shot, but must use it more
Heading 2 Work on it, you will need it at the next level
Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 2 Make decisions early and trust them
Communication 2 Need to have a voice in the center of the field
Executes Under Pressure 3 Remained calm and never seemed rush
Movement off Ball 2 Need to make sharper runs, give angles of support
Small-Sided Game 2 Found it difficult to find space
Full-Field Game 3 In his element with time and space
Gets around the ball defensively 3 Very strong in the tackle
Distribution 3 Nice range of passes with great weight
Ability to link up with forwards and defenders 3 Good vision to see players ahead of time

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 4 Great strength even not being tall
Speed 3 Don't waste steps going back. Just go forward
Quickness 3 Very quick off the mark
Endurance 3 Being physically fit will only help
Agility 3 Covers ground side to side very well
Combine Coach's Overall Comments
A very quiet player who came out of his shell as the combine progressed. He has tremendous technique, range of passes, physical strength and a great shot. I see no issue with him reaching USL/NASL at a minimum. Good young man! Highly coachable.

Collegiate Soccer Career
None
Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career

Portmore United FC

 

Injury and Medical Information
None

Contact Information
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