Linquist comes to Coker with an extensive background coaching women's soccer. Most recently, he was the director of girls' goalkeeping program at Carolina Rapids Soccer Club where he developed and implemented curriculum for female goalkeepers, aged 10-22 years old. Linquist hired and managed the goalkeeping staff, led player evaluations, managed player movement, and coached ECNL and USYS teams.
Prior to his time there he was the assistant women's soccer coach and head developmental team coach at Catawba College. Linquist assisted in the planning and coordination of training sessions and game plans for the Indians. He assisted in scouting and recruiting, including coordinating official visits, and helping student-athletes navigate the NCAA Eligibility Center process.
Additionally, Linquist oversaw and managed all aspects of the Catawba College developmental team including the training sessions and coaching of games, recruitment of student-athletes, management of the developmental team budget, ordering of team equipment, managing and reporting NCAA compliance, team travel, and the mentoring and development of student-athletes.
Prior to Catawba, Linquist was the assistant women's soccer coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. There, he helped plan and implement training sessions and game plans, was responsible for scouting and recruiting, and also served as the video coordinator for the program.
Linquist graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne University in 2012 with a degree in accounting.