Oliver Glasner

Oliver Glasner

Oliver Glasner ( born August 28, 1974 in Salzburg ) is a retired Austrian football player at the position of central defender. Most recently, he played in the SV Ried in the Austrian Bundesliga and is now an assistant coach at FC Red Bull Salzburg.


As a player

Glasner began his career in the youth team of SV Riedau from Upper Austria. In 1993 he went to SV Ried, where he was still in the Second Division active.

On 31 July 2011, Glasner pulled in the game against Rapid Ried in a ball soaring up a cut over the eye and a slight concussion. Nevertheless, he accompanied his team to Copenhagen to returns game in qualifying for the Europa League against Brøndby IF. After a final head ball training took place on August 4, 2011 to a subdural hematoma, bleeding between the brain and dura mater, which was operated on the same day. Glasner survived the operation well, but finished on the advice of doctors 23 August 2011 his career.

Further career

In 2006, Oliver Glasner completed his studies at the German University in Hagen as Diplom-Kaufmann. After his career end him the coaching job of the second team of the SV Ried was offered, however, caught up with him Peter Vogl, CEO of FC Red Bull Salzburg and Honorary President of the SV Ried, in January 2012 to Salzburg. In the Mozart city dwellers he unbernahm as Executive Assistant to Part Sportif coordinator. After the release of Ricardo Moniz Glasner took over under the new head coach of Salzburg, Roger Schmidt, the post of assistant coach.


  • 2 x Austrian Cup Winner: 1998, 2011
  • Honorary captain for life of the SV Ried