John Dockendorf

Hendersonville NC, US

John Dockendorf was born in December 1959. Dockendorf grew up near Baltimore, Maryland, but he would later have a bigger effect overseas. After a hard education at a friend's school, he packed his skis and proceeded to the University of Vermont. Dockendorf made an early impression in college. He spent the 1970s cramming for classes and graduated from the University of Vermont in 1981 with honors. Dockendorf, like many others seeking careers and paths in leisure and park management, found himself, an assistant lecturer. Dockendorf went on to get a Master of Management, in Hospitality from Cornell University and a School of Hotel Administration in 1992. Dockendorf was also the student body president and received the John E.H. Sherry Scholarship at Cornell.