|Full name||John Adam Straith|
|Date of birth||September 11, 1990|
|Place of birth||Victoria, British Columbia, Canada|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Playing position||Defender, midfielder|
|2000–2002||Lower Island Metro|
|2008–2009||→ Energie Cottbus II (loan)||14||(1)|
|2009–2011||Energie Cottbus II||7||(0)|
|2012–2013||→ 1. FC Saarbrücken (loan)||36||(1)|
|2013–2014||SV Wehen Wiesbaden||8||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 3, 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of December 30, 2017
Born in Victoria, British Columbia, Straith attended Oak Bay High School in Victoria but left after grade 11 to attend Burnaby Central Secondary School as part of the Vancouver Whitecaps Residency program in the 2007–08 school year. He has an older brother, George, and a younger brother, Donald.
Straith played for numerous clubs in Victoria including Bays United, Victoria United, and his Metro Team in the Lower Island Soccer Association, where he was captain. From July 12 to August 3, 2007, he went on trial with the U-19 Junior Bundesliga side of 1860 Munich, along with Antonio Rago. He left Canada in summer 2008, moving to German club Energie Cottbus on a season-long loan deal, after impressing the German club during a one-month trial. In the summer of 2009, Adam left Germany and returned to the Whitecaps but on August 25, 2009 Cottbus exercised its option to sign him for an undisclosed fee.
Straith made his senior debut for FC Energie Cottbus in the 2. Bundesliga against FC St. Pauli on October 25, 2009, and scored his first ever goal in Germany in his first game for the club. On December 16, 2009 Straith signed his first professional contract with FC Energie Cottbus tying him to the club until June 30, 2013. He joined 1. FC Saarbrücken on loan in January 2012. He later joined SV Wehen Wiesbaden in 2013.
After two years in Norway, Straith joined both Inverness Caledonian Thistle and FC Ordabasy on trials in early 2017. Following his trial in Kazakhstan, Straith signed with North American Soccer League club FC Edmonton for the 2017 Spring Season. Upon the conclusion of the 2017 Spring Season, Straith and the club parted ways.
On August 18, 2017, Straith signed a one-year contract with German 3. Liga side Sportfreunde Lotte, marking his return to Germany after three years. After starting regularly in the 2017-18 season, Straith signed a one year contract extension to keep him in Lotte until 2019. Straith would excel with Lotte in his second season, captaining the squad and leading them to the fifth best goals against in the league, however offensive struggles resulted in the club being relegated to the Regionalliga.
He scored his first goal for Canada in Jamaica during the Caribbean Cup, placing the ball in the left corner of the net.
On May 24, 2010, Straith made his senior team debut as an 81st-minute substitute in a 5–0 loss against Argentina at the Estadio Monumental. He played his second game on June 3, 2010 and played 90 minutes vs Venezuela, alongside his teammate Eddy Sidra. He was officially capped by Canada during its World Cup Qualifying match vs St. Lucia on October 7, 2011.
On January 22, 2017, following an injury to goalkeeper Sean Melvin, Straith played the final 35 minutes in net for Canada against Bermuda. Canada would win the game 4–2, with Straith making a few saves and keeping a clean sheet. Straith was named to the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup squad on June 27, 2017.
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- Adam Straith at National-Football-Teams.com