|Full name||Shay Holtzman|
|Date of birth||January 11, 1974|
|Place of birth||Netanya, Israel|
|Playing position||Striker (retired)|
|1996–1997||Hapoel Be'er Sheva||28||(11)|
|2000–2001||Maccabi Petah Tikva||51||(15)|
|2001–2002||Ironi Rishon leZion||47||(25)|
|2010-2013||F.C. Ashdod (assistant manager)|
|2013-present||Maccabi Netanya (assistant manager)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 February 2007.
† Appearances (Goals).
Shay Holtzman (Hebrew: שי הולצמן, born January 11, 1974) is a retired Israeli footballer. He played as a striker in the top level of Israeli league football for Maccabi Netanya, Maccabi Haifa, Tzafririm Holon, Hapoel Be'er Sheva, Beitar Jerusalem, Hapoel Haifa, Maccabi Petah Tikva, Ironi Rishon leZion, F.C. Ashdod and for the Israel national team. He also played for Austrian giants Austria Wien for one season. He is widely considered as one of the greatest strikers of all time, being both F.C. Ashdod's and the Israeli Premier League's record goalscorer. After retiring as a player, Holtzman now works as the assistant manager of Maccabi Netanya.
Holtzman grew in the Maccabi Netanya youth team, and in 1990–91 season he went to the first team of the club until 1992–93 season. In 1993–94 season he played in Maccabi Haifa and won with the team in the Israeli Championship and the Toto Cup.
In 1997–98 Holtzman went abroad to France, to Stade Rennais but during the season he went back to Israel, to Beitar Jerusalem which he won with the team in the Israeli Championship and the Toto Cup. In the beginning of 1998–99 Holtzman started in Hapoel Haifa but later during the season he went abroad again, to FK Austria Wien of Austria.
In the beginning of 1999–2000 season Holtzman went back to his local club, Maccabi Netanya, but later he decided to leave again, to Maccabi Petah Tikva. After a year and a half in Petah Tikva, he started the 2001–02 season in Ironi Rishon leZion. That season he finished second place in the top scorers list with 17 goals. During 2002–03 he left Rishon leZion and signed with F.C. Ashdod. Holtzman finished the same season as the co-top scorer with Yaniv Abargil with 18 goals, the next season again he shared the title with Ofir Haim, and in 2005–06 season he won again in this title but alone.
Jewish hall of fame for footballers
- Israeli football championships (2):
- 1993–94, 1997–98
- Israel State Cup (1):
- Toto Cup (1):
- Israeli Premier League: Top Goalscorer
- 2002–03, 2003–04, 2005–06
- Shay Holtzman at National-Football-Teams.com