Club Staff

   

Stephen Phillips
General Manager
stephen@the-dominion.com
Mr. Phillips has been in the hospitality industry for over 20 years, and has worked for The Dominion Golf Group since 2010.  His experience in the field has been proven over the years with outstanding results from companies such as Club Corporation of America, Coble Stone Golf Group, Arnold Palmer Golf Management, and Ruth’s Chris Steak House.  Mr. Phillips attended Texas Tech University where he majored in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management. 

 

Kelly Thompson 
Membership  Director
kelly@the-dominion.com
Kelly joined The Dominion Country Club in January,1996 in a dual role as administrative assistant to the golf course superintendent and Club ownership.  Throughout her tenure, Kelly has supported the accounting department and assisted with golf tournament sales. Kelly served as the Member Relations Director from 2008-2016, building a solid foundation of Member relationships and successful Club events.  In her present role as the Membership Director, Kelly continues to rely on her strong Member relationships to help maintain a thriving Membership roster! 

 

Franck Mannechez
Operations Manager
franck@the-dominion.com
A veteran of the Private Club industry with over twenty years of experience, Franck is happy to continue providing the experience and service  Dominion Country Club Members expect and deserve. Franck's experience includes opening and managing  La Gloria, here in San Antonio.

 

John R. Powell
Service Director

jpowell@the-dominion.com

John has over 15 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, spending most of his time in College Station, Texas where he lived for 10 years. He has worked at two private clubs in College Station; Miramont Country Club and Traditions Club.  John brings with him a passion for learning, sharing knowledge and serving Members to The Dominion Country Club. 


              


Event Director

 

   Julie Goodall
Fitness Director

jgoodall@the-dominion.com
Julie spent the last 5 years at Fair Oaks Ranch Golf & Country Club as a personal trainer, group fitness instructor and Athletics Director. She has also been teaching classes at Lifetime Fitness for over 3 years. Julie began personal training at Gainesville Health & Fitness Center while in college at the University of Florida in 1991. It was truly a life changing experience to have had the privilege of working for Joe Ciruli, a world-renowned expert in the fitness industry, and Ellington Darden, a best-selling fitness author. Both are still respected in the industry. They have instilled a passion for fitness and member wellness that Julie is excited to share with Dominion members. In her free time Julie is usually found on the sidelines of football or lacrosse fields across San Antonio with her two boys.
   
 

Kyle O'Brien
Director of Golf
kobrien@the-dominion.com
Kyle has enjoyed a seasoned career which began in the late 90's working at Newport Golf Club and Conference Cjenter just outside of Houston, Texas while playing golf at San Jacinto Junior College.  Kyle left Houston to continue his college golf career at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Health.   Following a career path in the golf business, Kyle accepted an Assistant Golf Professional position at River Place Country Club in 2004.  He was named Head Golf Professional in 2006 and finished his tenure at River Place in November, 2008.  Kyle most recently served seven years as the Head Golf Professional at Twin Creeks Country Club.  Kyle is honored to serve at the Dominion Golf Group’s flagship Club and looks forward to maintaining the professionalism and level of service Dominion Members have grown accustomed to, while working diligently to enhance Member communications, Member tournaments and overall great experiences in the Pro Shop and on the course! 

 

Barry Mills
Director of Tennis
barry@the-dominion.com
Barry's has been our Director of Tennis since 1995 and Dominion's Head Professional from 1990.  His experience includes over 30 years as a Division I college and professional player, teacher, and coach. He has directed international junior tennis programs in Europe, was Head Coach of the U.S. Tennis Association Area Training Center in San Antonio, and is the past President of San Antonio's Professional Tennis Association and a board member of the San Antonio Tennis Association.

 

Tony Miller
Director of Agronomy
tony@the-dominion.com
Tony has worked for the Arnold Palmer Golf Management Group, The Woodlands Resort and Country Club, Tour 18 Properties, The Memphis National Golf Club and Paloma Golf Group. He has a degree in turf grass management from Michigan State University.



Dane Foley
Golf Course Superintendent

dane.foley@the-dominion.com
Dane began his golf course management career in 2008 at The Quarry Golf Club as the Assistant Superintendent.  After three years as The Dominion’s Assistant, Dane was promoted to Golf Course Superintendent.  Dane leads an experienced team who all work diligently to provide superior golf course conditions, tournament ready at all times. 

 

Jay Nash
Executive Chef
jay@the-dominion.com
Jay's experience includes working in Austin as a chef with Austin Micro Brewers, Barton Creek Country Club, and River Place Country Club. Previously, he was a chef in New York and Minnesota after attending the Culinary Institute of America in New York.



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