In addition to his role with the Portland Thorns Academy, Linus is currently Head of Women's Soccer (North America) Sports Recruiting USA.
Linus Rhode played soccer at the University of Portland where he was the Captain of the 1995 NCAA Division I Final Four team. He played on Canada's U18, U20 and U21 National teams and was picked as the most creative player in Canada. He was also a member of the 1996 Canadian Olympic Team. He has held various coaching positions, including the Women's Head Coach at Oregon State University from 2008-2018 and Assistant Coach at Oregon State from 2000-2008. He also served as a coach for the Oregon Development Program and Regional IV staff from 1999-2000. He has coached many male and female players including several notable players such as Jodie Taylor (NSWL, Women's English League, English National Team), Rachel Axon (NWSL), Courtney Wetzel (NWSL), Colleen Boyd (NWSL), and Bella Geist (NWSL).