Years at Oregon: 1st
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill - B.S.
California University of Pennsylvania - M.S.
Canton Charge (NBA D-League)
Atlanta Dream (WNBA)
Suwanee Sports Academy (Atlanta, GA)
Thomas Dale High School (Richmond, VA)
Coach Linens joined the Oregon athletic department in August of 2015 and works as the strength and conditioning coach for the men’s basketball team. He is responsible for the program design and implementation of all aspect of performance enhancement for the men’s basketball program.
Before joining the Ducks, Coach Linens worked as the strength and conditioning coach for the Canton Charge in the NBA D-league, completed internships with the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA, and was a strength and conditioning coach for the Atlanta Dream in the WNBA for 3 seasons. He has also spent time working as an as a strength and conditioning coach at Suwanee Sports Academy in Atlanta, and as the athletic trainer and assistant basketball coach at Thomas Dale High School in Richmond, Virginia.
Coach Linens has his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science/Athletic Training from the University of North Carolina and his master’s degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion/Rehabilitation Science from California University of Pennsylvania.
Coach Linens is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through National Strength & Conditioning Association, and a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) through the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. He is also
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