Goalkeeper, Pasha Hashemi, was born April 13th 1995 in Portland, Oregon.
|Full name||Pasha Hashemi|
|Date of birth||13 April 1995|
|Height||1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Current club||VUSA Timbers|
Amateur and Club Career
Hashemi resides in Vancouver, Washington and is currently a Junior at Union High School (Camas, Washington). Graduating in 2013, Hashemi as of now is uncommitted. Hashemi started his carrer in 2004 as the goalkeeper for the Camas/Washougal Titans Select team at the age of 9 years old. He later joined the VUSA Timbers '94 squad (Washington Premier Division 1) in 2005, under coaches such as Sunny Dulai (director of coaching), Michael Macchione and David Huges. In 2008 until 2009 Hashemi played for Oregon Olympic Development Program '95 squad (ODP). He played for the Washington Elite Player Development (Washington EPD) for the '95 squad from 2010 until 2011 as Anthony Sardon, assistant coach for Seattle University, coached the Washington EPD.
Currently Hashemi plays goal keeper for Union High School's Varsity squad since his freshman year in 2010 under coaches such as Kelcey Burris and Jason Moore, assistant coach of Concordia University. He continues to play for the VUSA Timbers '94 squad (U12-U17) as the co-captian, Westside Metros Timbers (Oregon Premier) and the Oregon Timbers Olympic Development Program '95. Recently Hashemi played back up goalkeeper for the Portland Timbers Reserves team against the Vancouver White Caps on ____.
School and Camp Involvment
Hashemi participates in soccer camps in the area, all while, participating in student involvment activities for his high school. He attended 2 summers of leadership camp at Mount Triumph in 2010 and 2011. Hashemi as been a class Executive Officer for his Sophomore and Junior year and is current apart of Associated Student Body (ASB). On his own time he mentors Freshman students in the UCrew Mentor program as a Interact Club Member for the last two years. Along with student involvment, Hashemi participates as a Soccer Camp Coach for the local area. In 2010 he coached 10 year olds and 2011 coached 6 year olds, each camp holding 10-15 kids. He also attended the University of Washington Soccer Camp for the summer of 2011 and plans to continue coaching and playing for camps in future summers.
Skills and Training
As a goalkeeper Hashemi is skilled in breakaways, effective distribution and proper positioning of the ball. He has a record of 50%+ saved in game penalties. Hashemi keeps a high intensity and concentration during the game, while being quick, loud and keeping clear communication on the field. Coaches say he is very coachable with a positive attitude, great game management skills, and ability to read the game well.
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