Testing, testing; 1...2...3

22 January 1:35 pm

Testing, testing; 1...2...3

By Kurt Austin

Sporting Kansas City is 39 days from their opening match of the 2013 MLS season, but the competition has already begun within the team as they ran through a series of performance tests at the onset of pre-season. We asked Fitness Coach Mateus Manoel to give Out of the Blue readers an inside look at the top performers, see the results below...

Note: At this time, not all players have completed the selected tests due to absences (e.g. National Team camps) and injuries

POWER (vertical jump)

1. Eric Kronberg
2. Ike Opara
3. Dom Dwyer

ENDURANCE (beep test)

1. Michael Thomas
2. Kyle Miller
3. Seth Sinovic


1. Soony Saad
2. C.J. Sapong
3. Kei Kamara