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TLSC Members Earn Certification
Texas Lone Star Chapter
Club Management Association of America
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Timothy Ryan, CCM, Director of Operations, The Club at Carlton Woods
Nadia Sant, CCM, General Manager, The Forest Club
Daniel Smith, CCM, Club Manager, Spanish Oaks Golf Club
Timothy Ryan, Director of Operations at The Club at Carlton Woods, Nadia Sant, General Manager at The Forest Club and Daniel Smith, Club Manager at Spanish Oaks Golf Club, have been accredited with the Certified Club Manager (CCM) designation by the Club Management Association of America (CMAA).  All three are Professional members of the Texas Lone Star Chapter (TLSC) of CMAA and were approved by the Certification Committee of CMAA after successfully passing the certification examination.  They join more than 1,500 club managers worldwide who have attained this hallmark of professionalism.
Ryan, Sant and Smith qualified for the CCM examination as a result of fulfilling specific requirements in club management experiences, education and Association activities.  The CCM examination contains ten specific competency areas, including private club administration, marketing, food and beverage operations and sports management.  The exam is prepared and administered under the direction of the CMAA Certification Committee at various college and university campuses across the country.

Since 1965, the Certified Club Manager (CCM) designation has been the cornerstone of CMAA's member recognition program and is widely respected as an indication of a club manager's commitment to professional development and the industry. 

Timothy Ryan, CCM
Director of Operations
The Club at Carlton Woods

Nadia Sant, CCM
General Manager
The Forest Club

Daniel Smith, CCM
Club Manager
Spanish Oaks Golf Club
The Texas Lone Star Chapter was established in 1948 and has since been a leader in the advancement of opportunities for private club managers.  The TLSC has more than 275 members who manage over 150 private clubs throughout the state of Texas.  The purpose of the TLSC is to provide education and professional development to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character, to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management and to advance friendly relations among its members.  For more information on the TLSC, visit
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
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