2015 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Stephen O'Brien
Player Profile
Positions Played   Center Back
Height   6' 4"
Weight   190 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   Australia Passport / US Green Card
Birthdate / Birthplace   June 25, 1987 / Australia
School/Last Season of Eligibility   Trinity International / 2007
Last Professional Team   2008 Australian Olympic Team (did not pkay due to injury)
Combine Coach   Dewan Bader (Carolina RailHawks/NASL)

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 3  
Passing 3  
1st Touch 2.5 Needs more consistency
Crossing 3  
Finishing 3  
Heading (Defensive) 4  
1v1 Defending 3  
Tackling 3  
Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 3  
Communication 3 Be more assertive in communication
Executes Under Pressure 3  
Movement off Ball 3  
Small-Sided Game 3  
Full-Field Game 3  
Ability to Play out of the Back 3  
Set Piece Defending 3  
Ability to join attack from Defensive Position 2.5 Difficult from center back position
Ability to Cover Other D/Mids 2.5 Improved positioning will help with cover

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 3  
Speed 3  
Quickness 3  
Endurance 3  
Agility 2  
Combine Coach's Overall Comments
A little difficult to fully evaluate because Stephen was fighting through a bit of an injury. I think reading the game a little better, improving composure with the ball and getting a little stronger will give him a chance to move on to the next level.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Chris Bergmann

Team was nationally ranked 24th that year.
Nominated for All American team.
Freshman of the Year.

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
2008 Australian Olympic Team headed to Beijing, however could not go due to injury.

Injury and Medical Information
R Groin, Sept. 2007, fully healed. No surgeries.

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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