Rims joined the coaching staff at CCBC Essex in 2011. Prior to coming to the Knights, he coached at Loch Raven High School from 2004 to 2011, spending one season as Head Boy's Junior Varsity Coach (2004) and seven as a Varsity Boy's assistant (2005-2011). During that time Loch Raven made three Baltimore County Championship appearances, won three Regional titles in seven appearances, and made it to three state finals, capturing the 2009 State Championship.
As head coach of the Men's Allied Soccer Club (1998-2006), Rims' teams won three Maryland Major D-I titles and a D-II Championship in 1998. His teams combined for 10 U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur Maryland State titles and seven Region I Finals appearances. Rims also coached Bethesda Girl's Soccer (1993-1997) winning two State Championships in three appearances.
Rims went to Essex Community College in 1989, then attended Towson University (then Towson State University) from 1990 to 1992.