Glenn van Straatum

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Glenn van Straatum
Personal information
Full name Glenn van Straatum
Date of birth (1959-01-26) January 26, 1959 (age 59)
Place of birth Paramaribo, Suriname
Playing position Manager
(former Midfielder)
Club information
Current team
Cal Victory
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1978 Transvaal
1978–1982 University of San Francisco
National team
1976–1978  Suriname
Teams managed
2006–2007 California Victory
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Glenn Van Straatum (born January 26, 1959 in Paramaribo, Suriname) is a soccer manager and former Surinamese football midfielder and forward. He was appointed as the manager of the California Victory, a new expansion franchise in the USL Division 1 for 2007.[1] However, the club folded after only one season leaving Van Straatum a free-agent.

Van Straatum has played for SV Transvaal in Surinam (1973-1978) and at the University of San Francisco (1978-1982) and for several semi-professional teams in the San Francisco area including the Greek-Americans FC, Hellas FC, San Francisco Italian Athletic Club and SF Glenns in California (1978-1989). He appeared for Surinam national football team from 1976-1978.


  1. ^ Woitalla, Mike (May 4, 2007). "San Francisco soccer with ties to Spain". Soccer America Daily.