5 John Kadane
5 John Kadane
Height: 6-0
Weight: 160
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Garland, Texas
Position: D
Major: Business Managment
Last School: John Paul II HS

John Kadane

2010: A mainstay on the back line for the Spartans... Started all 14 matches he played... Tied for fifth on the team in scoring... Notched a goal in the season-opener against Georgia Southern (9/1)... Took 11 shots on the year.

2009: Appeared in and started 16 of Upstate’s 17 matches... Scored the game-winning goal in the 83rd minute in the 2-1 victory at Mercer (10/10)... First collegiate goal came in the match at UNC Asheville (9/16)... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic team.

Before USC Upstate: A four-year letterman on the varsity squad at John Paul II... A second team All-State selection as a senior... Finished with 13 goals on the year... Earned first team all-district honors... Earned second team all-state honors as a junior...Also a first team all-district selection as the team’s defensive MVP... Member of the Region III ODP team that traveled to Coasta Rica and won an international tournament... Member of the North Texas ODP team... Captain of the squad in 2008... Served as captain of the North Texas Strikers SC 91 which was rnaked in the Top 15 in the nation.

Personal: Born on Feb. 25, 1991 in Dallas, Texas... Son of Herb and Mary Kadane... Has a brother and a sister... An interdisciplinary studies major... Favorite food is steak... Favorite actor is Adam Sandler... Favorite season is summer... Favorite sports figure is Brian Dempsey... Favorite TV show is “Burn Notice”... Favorite movie is “Pineapple Express”... Favorite quote is “Excellence is not a skill.  It is an attitude.”... His great-great grandmother, Ann Cole, played professional tennis... His great uncle was a pre-Olympic figure skater... Aspires to be a professional soccer player.