By Ben Markus
Günter Kronsteiner sits, legs crossed, elbow propped on knee, his chin supported by the palm of a hand and three fingers. A natural, perhaps habitual intensity marks his face, aided by the minimalistic sophistication of rimless square eyeglasses and close-cropped white hair. He is a man whom, if you came upon in a classroom or at a library desk, you would think was deliberating possible solutions to an intricate math problem. And maybe he is.
Kronsteiner, the newly hired head coach of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers, has been assigned the task of leading the Strikers, who earned just eight points in 12 matches during the NASL 2013 Spring Season, out of last place in the NASL standings. To do the job, Kronsteiner must mold 11 players, each a unique personality and set of skills, into one cohesive unit - a single brain.
Read the full interview here at the Strikers website.
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