Kevin Durr

Kevin Durr
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Midfielder
  • 6'
  • 165 lbs.
  • 03-13-1991

Box-to-box central midfielder for Air Force. German-American who grew up playing for Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in Germany.

What Scouts Say: "What he does in 90 minutes is unparalelled ... For the kind of run Air Force went on you need a special player and he was that player ...  Technically superb with exceptional feet. Can ping a ball with both feet all over the field and he doesn't turn the ball often ... Clutch player who scores big-time goals ... Connects the game ... Faster with the ball than without ... Incredible engine, fierce competitor and built like a brick house ... Around even better players, he can do better. Needs to be seen with better players ... Teams might be scared away because of military career track ... Versatile player who could be more of a holding midfielder in MLS although never asked to defend much at Air Force."

College (Air Force): Led the Falcons to their first appearance in the NCAA tournament since 1997 by pacing the team with team-high 5 goals and 5 assists. First team All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) for three straight seasons. Dished out team-high 10 assists in 2011 and led the team with 4 goals in 2010, all of which were game-winners. Air Force Rookie of the Year in 2009, when he became the only freshman to start all 17 games. Majored in management.

US National Team: Member of the U.S. Under-15 National Team in 2005-06 ... Member of the Olympic Development Program Europe since 1998 and selected to the Region I Pool.

Club: Played for FC Garmisch-Partenkirchen from 2007-09 and was named the team's captain despite being the youngest player ... Played for FC Bayern Munich from 2005-07 and Bayern Leverkusen from 2003-05 ... Played in the youth system of the German Bundesliga clubs since 1997.

High School: Attended Munich International School in Europe where he was a two-time first-team selection to the All-Europe International School Tournament ... Played on the U.S. adidas All-Star Team in 2006.

Personal:
Parents are Peter and Helga Durr ... has one sister, Nina and one brother, Stefan ... would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... completed the Powered Flight Program this past summer ... also worked the Basic Cadet Training ... active in his squadron as the executive officer ... member of superintendent's list last spring ... hobbies include skiing and hanging out at the beach ... recruited by James Madison, Seton Hall, Princeton and Army ... speaks fluent German and intermediate French ... favorite food is anything German ... favorite movie is Braveheart ... favorite book is All Quiet on the Western Front ... reality show he would choose to be on is Jersey Shore ... person in history he would most like to meet is Konrad Adenauer, the first chancellor of West Germany ... credits his parents and brother with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is Bayern Munich ... favorite player is Andres Iniesta .... member of cadet squadron 35.

Links:

Air Force: Official player profile

TopDrawerSoccer.com: Player profile

READ: Article on Kevin Durr as a 15-year-old at Bayern Munich

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