Dynamo to hold prospective player combine
The Houston Dynamo will hold an invitation-only combine for
prospective players this week at the Carl Lewis Track & Field Complex at
the University of Houston, it was announced today. Training sessions will be
held Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
The combine will include more than 10 prospective professionals from at least three continents, along with three players from the Dynamo Academy,
presented by Statoil. Three players from the Dynamo first team will round out
Academy players who will
participate are the U-18 team’s leading scorer, Chance Bergen (Cy Woods);
speedy forward Jade George (Langham Creek); and newcomer Diego Velazquez (San
Antonio Johnson). All three players graduated from their respective high
schools last spring and are current members of the U-18 team.
From the Dynamo first team, 18-year-old Francisco Navas Cobo
will join the field players to stay sharp in the offseason, while goalkeepers
Tyler Deric and Tally Hall will step in for finishing drills and scrimmages.
The Houston Dynamo are a
Major League Soccer club that has won two MLS Cup championships in its first
five seasons and represented the United States in international competition
four consecutive years from 2007-10. For more information, log on to www.HoustonDynamo.com
or call (713) 276-7500.
Dynamo prospective player combine
WHEN: November 10-13
WHERE: Carl Lewis Track & Field Complex
University of Houston