Seven Aspiring Certified Club Managers Awarded Kendall Scholarship


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Seven Aspiring Certified Club Managers Awarded Kendall Scholarship

Kyle Jennings

Alexandria, VA –The Club Foundation is pleased to announce the 2019 Willmoore H. Kendall Scholars:

  • Zachary Adams, The Westmoor Club, Nantucket, MA
  • Joshua Baskey, Governors Club, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Derek Buckley, Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, OH
  • Raymond Carpenter, Columbus Country Club, Columbus, OH
  • Heather Koehle, Knickerbocker Club, New York, NY
  • Ryan Latimer, Oldfield Club, Bluffton, SC
  • Matt Matei, The Milbrook Club, Greenwich, CT


Zachary Adams Joshua Baskey Headshot Derek Buckley Ray Carpenter 
Heather Koehle RyanLatimerHeadshot  Matt Matei Headshot 


(Alphabetical from left to right) 

The Willmoore H. Kendall Scholarship was established in memory of Club Managers Association of America 1998 President Willmoore “Bill” Kendall, CCM. The scholarship provides support to mid-management professionals who are interested in pursuing their Certified Club Manager (CCM) designation, the internationally recognized and widely-respected mark of professionalism in club management.

Recipients of this valuable scholarship receive support with the costs associated with attending the required curriculum including CMAA’s Business Management Institutes (BMI), the Certification Review Course, and other CCM associated fees.

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About The Club Foundation
The Club Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established by CMAA in 1988. The Foundation seeks to fund the life cycle of a club manager’s career, providing financial support for five key areas: students, faculty, club managers, CMAA chapters, and the club industry at large. It supports the advancement of club management professionals, funding industry education programs through scholarships and grants. Learn more at

About CMAA
Founded in 1927, the Club Management Association of America (CMAA) is the largest professional association for managers of membership clubs with 6,800 members throughout the US and internationally. Our members contribute to the success of more than 2,500 country, golf, athletic, city, faculty, military, town, and yacht clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote relationships between club management professionals and other similar professions; to encourage the education and advancement of members; and to provide the resources needed for efficient and successful club operations. Under the covenants of professionalism, education, leadership, and community, CMAA continues to extend its reach as the leader in the club management practice. CMAA is headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with 42 professional chapters and more than 40 student chapters and colonies. Learn more at