Signed on 7/18/15, Kendall is in his fourth season as a professional following the completion of his playing career at the University of Michigan. As a senior, he was named All-Louisville Regional and Academic All-Big Ten. The South Dakota native started his collegiate career at Black Hawk College in Illinois and that year he was named the Arrowhead Conference Most Valuable Player and was an All-Region second team selection at catcher. Earned NJCAA Academic All-America honors and was a three-time Academic All-Arrowhead Conference selection. In his previous three seasons with the Beach Bums, Kendall played in 121 games and hit .238 with nine homers and 43 RBI.