Coach Bio

Gustav Gratzer

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20th year at Strikers FC Irvine

Gustav “Goose” Gratzer is one of the longest-tenured, most successful coaches at Strikers FC Irvine. He was a member of one of the first Irvine Strikers teams and went on to complete a stellar 4-year collegiate career at University California Irvine. Upon the completion of his degree at UCI, Goose began coaching with Strikers FC Irvine, in addition to teaching Physical Education at Fairmont Private School. He has worked with every age group team, both boys and girls, and now focuses on developing the younger boys program at Strikers FC for the Pre-Academy age groups. He also previously coached at Woodbridge High School in Irvine, winning multiple CIF Titles.