Bode serves as a scout for the US Soccer Development Academy, where he identifies and evaluates local talent in the Milwaukee and Chicago areas for Team USA.
He coached at Brown University following eight seasons as an assistant coach at Marquette, where he was recently recognized as one of the nation’s top Division I assistant coaches according to CollegeSoccerNews.com. He has assisted in developing 10 players who have played professionally in the past five years, including four MLS draft selections. In addition to his coaching duties, Bode serves as a scout for the US Soccer Development Academy, where he identifies and evaluates local talent in the Milwaukee and Chicago areas for Team USA. Bode currently holds his USSF "B" coaching license.
As a player at Milwaukee, Bode was a three-time team captain and two-time Most Valuable Player. He started all 83 games he played in his career. In 2003 and 2005, Bode matched a single-season school-record starting 23 games for the Panthers. Bode was named the Milwaukee Panthers' Male Athlete of the Year in 2007. He also received the Herman Kluge Award, an annual honor given for academic and athletic achievement and dedication to community service, following the 2007-08 season. Bode was drafted by Major League Soccer's Chicago Fire in the 2008 MLS supplemental draft, and he was also taken by the Milwaukee Wave.