2011 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Michael Tanke
Player Profile
Positions Played   Holding Center Midfield
Height   5' 7"
Weight   155 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   US passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   August 18, 1989 / Indiana
School/Last Season of Eligibility   Rhode Island / 2010
Last PDL Team   Indiana Invaders
Combine Coach   Aron Hyde, Chicago Fire

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 3  
Passing 3 Good, just work on that entry ball
1st Touch 3  
Crossing 3  
Finishing 3  
Heading 3  

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 2.5 Good, but continue to improve execution of ideas
Communication 3 Good understanding and reading of the game
Executes Under Pressure 2.5  
Movement Off Ball 3 Good. Did well to pick when to get forward vs. when to sit
Small-Sided Game 2.5  
Full-Field Game 3  Be better at seeing where pressure is coming from

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

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Solid performance. Has some upside to play NASL/USL Pro. Can improve distribution in the final 1/3. Has a decent base and now needs to get himself into a good environment were he can get games/experience.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: John O'Connor

Appeared in 65 matches, starting 38. All-tournament honors at ODU Stihl Soccer Classic. Missed only 1 match due to injury in 4 seasons. Played every position except GK and striker.

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
PDL, Indiana Invaders, 2007 and 2009.

Columbus Crew, trained with U19 and U20 and first team.

Injury and Medical Information
No major injuries or medical conditions reported

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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