Lawrence Olum (born 10 July 1984) is a Kenyan professional footballer who plays for Sporting Kansas City in Major League Soccer.
College and amateur
Olum spent four years playing college soccer at Missouri Baptist University, earning NAIA honorable mention All-America honors three times.
After graduating, Olum spent the 2006 season with the St. Louis Lions of the USL Premier Development League, scoring 9 goals in 16 games.
Olum turned professional with the Portland Timbers of the USL First Division in 2007, before moving to the Minnesota Thunder in March 2009. He later played for the Austin Aztex and Orlando City, before moving to Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer in September 2011.
Olum was the subject of interest from the Kenyan national team in November 2009. He was called up to the Kenya national team in November 2012 for the 2012 CECAFA Cup.