Scott Linebrink is a native of Austin, TX and graduated from McNeil High School in 1994. He attended Concordia University from 1994-1996, majored in Environmental Science and played baseball.
Scott transferred to Texas State in the fall of 1996 and continued his studies in the Resource and Environmental Studies program. As a member of the Bobcats baseball team, he pitched TX State to their first appearance in the Regional tournament. Following his lone season at TX State, Scott was drafted in the second round by the San Francisco Giants and began his professional baseball career.
Over the next 15 seasons, Scott featured as a late-inning reliever for seven organizations, including the Giants, Houston Astros, San Diego Padres, Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago White Sox, Atlanta Braves, and St. Louis Cardinals. After retiring from baseball during the 2012 season following a shoulder injury, Scott returned to Concordia University to complete his undergraduate degree.
After graduating in 2015, he began a second career serving as Partnerships Director for Water Mission, a global Christian nonprofit providing safe water and sanitation solutions for developing countries. Scott lives out his passion of building relationships among individuals, corporations and churches in order to expand Water Mission’s efforts.
Scott resides near Walburg, TX with his wife, Kelly of 18 years and daughters, Ellie (13) and Abby (10). He attends Zion Lutheran Church with his family and also supports Williamson County Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Professional Athletes Outreach by serving on their respective boards.