Oliver Glasner

Birthday August 28, 1974
Age 48
Job Manager

Oliver Glasner (born 28 August 1974) is an Austrian professional football manager for VfL Wolfsburg. He was former player who played as a defender for Austrian Football Bundesliga side SV Ried.

Glasner spent the majority of his playing career with SV Ried, for whom he made more than 500 league appearances in a 16-year career, including a year on loan to LASK in 2003–04. He retired from playing in August 2011 after suffering a brain haemorrhage.

In 2012, he became part of the managing staff of Red Bull Salzburg. In July 2012, he became assistant coach of Roger Schmidt in the first squad. After a successful stint at Salzburg, he was appointed head coach of his former team SV Ried. Glasner won his first match as head coach 3–2 against SC/ESV Parndorf in the first round of the Austrian Cup and won his first league match 3–1 against Wiener Neustadt.

Starting with 2019–20 Bundesliga season, he is managing VfL Wolfsburg.