Martin Elting 2001 Hall Of Fame
Martin Elting

Martin Elting

1941 -

Pan World FC

Born July 11, 1942 in Groningen, Netherlands. At age 8 Marty joined the junior program of the local professional team GVAV (now (FC Groningen). In 1953 his family moved to Amsterdam where he joined Verspucci’s junior program. Having been noticed as a player with a lot of potential, in 1956 he was asked to join Ajax of Amsterdam and their junior team program. In 1957 his family immigrated to the United States and upon his arrival in Salt Lake City he signed up with Salt Lake A.C. Marty spent the next decade playing for several different teams which included: 1961-64 S.C. Alemannia, 1964-66 Hollandia S.C., 1967-1969 Incas S.C., 1969-1972 Sports Club United. During this time frame he was selected to each year’s State All-Star Team and between all of the teams won nine State Championships. In 1973 Marty joined Pan World F.C. where he finished his playing career in 1983. During this time, where he also served as a coach, the club won six State Championships which included a period where the club had a four and a half year period without any league defeats. Marty had several more State All=Star selections until that program was disbandoned in the late 70’s.

Martin Elting 2001 Hall Of Fame
2001 Hall Of Fame
Martin Elting
Martin Elting

Martin Elting

1941 -

Pan World FC

Born July 11, 1942 in Groningen, Netherlands. At age 8 Marty joined the junior program of the local professional team GVAV (now (FC Groningen). In 1953 his family moved to Amsterdam where he joined Verspucci’s junior program. Having been noticed as a player with a lot of potential, in 1956 he was asked to join Ajax of Amsterdam and their junior team program. In 1957 his family immigrated to the United States and upon his arrival in Salt Lake City he signed up with Salt Lake A.C. Marty spent the next decade playing for several different teams which included: 1961-64 S.C. Alemannia, 1964-66 Hollandia S.C., 1967-1969 Incas S.C., 1969-1972 Sports Club United. During this time frame he was selected to each year’s State All-Star Team and between all of the teams won nine State Championships. In 1973 Marty joined Pan World F.C. where he finished his playing career in 1983. During this time, where he also served as a coach, the club won six State Championships which included a period where the club had a four and a half year period without any league defeats. Marty had several more State All=Star selections until that program was disbandoned in the late 70’s.

2001 Hall Of Fame
Martin Elting





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Utah Soccer Association4476 S. Century Drive, Suite B Salt Lake City, UT 84123(801)263-8166