Want to Manage an MMA Gym?

Becca Borawski Jenkins
Coaching, Strength and Conditioning, Martial Arts

With the growing popularity of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) as a sport, more and more people are looking for ways to establish careers in the MMA business. Scott McKendry found his way in by becoming the general manager of the Team Quest gym in Portland, Oregon. Team Quest is the one-time home of many MMA champions and contenders, including Randy Couture, Dan Henderson, Matt Lindland, Nathan Quarry, Chris Leben and Chael Sonnen.


So, how does one go about becoming the general manager of a world famous MMA gym?


Scott McKendry began at Team Quest as a student in 2005. The high impact and intense contact of MMA was nothing new for the former professional rugby player. His days of representing the Canadian national team behind him, McKendry began his MMA training with the goal of becoming a police officer.


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