T2 head coach Cameron Knowles talks about his path in Portland on Breaking Lines

Cameron Knowles has been part of the Timbers organization for most of the last 13 years, going from player with the Green and Gold during the United Soccer Leagues era to an assistant coach under John Spencer and Caleb Porter to, over the last two seasons, the head coach for Timbers 2.

Ahead of his third season in charge of the club’s USL team, we caught up with the former Timbers defender about how he came to the United States from New Zealand, his time at the University of Akron, his transition from the field to the sidelines, and what 2020 looks like for Timbers 2.