Günter Kronsteiner

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Günter Kronsteiner
Personal information
Date of birth (1953-09-14) 14 September 1953 (age 61)
Place of birth Austria
Club information
Current team
Fort Lauderdale Strikers (Head Coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
DSV Leoben
Wacker Innsbruck
Red Bull Salzburg
Rapid Lienz
Teams managed
Rapid Lienz (Player-Coach)
1998–1999 DSV Leoben
Austria Vienna
2013– Fort Lauderdale Strikers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Günter Kronsteiner (born 14 September 1953) is a former Austrian footballer and is the current head coach of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers in the American North American Soccer League.

Playing career[edit]

During his playing career, Kronsteiner had played with DSV Leoben,[1] Wacker Innsbruck, Red Bull Salzburg, LASK Linz, and Rapid Lienz.[2] While with Wacker, he won two Austrian Bundesliga titles and participated in the UEFA Cup.[2]

Post Playing Career[edit]

After his playing days were over, Kronsteiner spent the majority of his time as a Director of Sports for Casino Salzburg, and FK Austria Vienna where he had worked with and hired reputable names such as Hans Backe and Joachim Löw.[2] He then led Austria Vienna to the quarter-finals of the 2004–05 UEFA Cup as head coach.[2]

Fort Lauderdale Strikers: 2013–[edit]

On 17 July 2013 it was announced that Kronsteiner had signed as the head coach of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the North American Soccer League.[2]



Since 27 July 2013

Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
United States Fort Lauderdale Strikers 17 July 2013 present 18 8 3 7 44.44
Total 18 8 3 7 44.44