Our Team

Monica Davis

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 925.735.5700

Monica Davis is the General Manager at Crow Canyon Country Club. She is no stranger to golf and has been in the golf and country club business for nearly 25 years. Most recently Monica was the Regional Director for American Golf in Orange County, CA, serving as General Manager at Coyote Hills Golf Course with the direct oversight of five additional properties. During Monica’s nearly 20 years with American Golf, she had the great fortune of working in San Diego, Hawaii, New York and Orange County.

Monica has played golf since childhood, learning the great sport from her grandparents. In the early years of her golf career, she had great aspirations to teach golf. She was a member of the LPGA Teaching Division, but learned after a few seasons of teaching, she preferred being a club manager. Monica found the manager role was more rewarding and allowed her to be more impactful to the members and employees alike.

Monica is originally from San Diego and attended San Diego State University. She is a Charger fan regardless of their performance or new hometown. In addition to golf, Monica enjoys exploring new cities, beach vacations and helping people with both their personal and professional goals.

Kymberlie Avila

Role: Private Events Director
Serving Since: 2016
Phone Number: 925.735.5718

I grew up in Sonoma County and was lured into the world of food and wine. I turned my hobby of wedding and event planning into a career working in wineries and hotels, with over 15 years of event planning and hospitality experience.

I spent the last year and a half at Google on an R&D project called Project Loon which was fascinating; however, I am so excited to be back in Private Events doing what I love!  I am thrilled to be the Private Events Director at Crow Canyon Country Club and be a part of the ClubCorp family!

I live in Pleasanton with my amazing daughter Marisa and our adorable rescue dog from Guatemala, Bailey.  I am a die-hard foodie, I love to cook and plan events. I am also passionate about volunteering, wine tastings, concerts, bike riding, hiking, rafting, road trips, her Pug Brody and a love for microbrewed beer!  

Colleen Laughlin

Role: Private Event Sales Manager
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 925.735.5710

Born and raised on the Central Coast, Colleen received her BS in Event Planning and Management from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Over the last 7 years, she has gained experience in planning and coordinating weddings, managing catering teams, and corporate events. For the past few years, Colleen worked as an Account Manager and found herself wanting to get back into her passion for event planning. Colleen is now a part of the Crow Canyon family and couldn’t be more excited to be doing what she loves! She lives in Martinez with her husband and two pets. On her free time, she loves planning events for her friends, playing recreational sports, traveling, wine tasting and trying new restaurants.

Melanie Emig

Role: Member Relations Director
Serving Since: 2011
Phone Number: 925.735.5655

Melanie has been in the hospitality industry since 2003. 

Melanie has built a rapport with many members of Crow Canyon and enjoys knowing that she helps to make people’s experience at the Club both personal and meaningful. Member interaction is Melanie’s favorite part of her job and takes pride in the fact that members are able to put a face to her name.

Melanie is a native Californian, born and raised in Danville, where she resides with her husband and daughter. When she is not at the Club, Melanie enjoys spending time with her family, friends and anything related to animals, movies, the San Francisco 49ers and the San Francisco Giants.  

Ethan Hall

Role: Aquatics Director
Serving Since: 2003

Ethan Hall is the Club’s aquatics director and has been the Club’s swim coach since 2003. 

Ethan has coached the Sea Lions to County Meet Team Championships from in 2005 - 2008 and from 2011 - 2015. He coached the Sharks to a Long Course Far Western Team Championship in 2010.  Ethan was the U.S. National Record breaker in the 15-16 200 meter Breaststroke and an Olympic Trials participant in 1996 and 2000.  He swam collegially at both UNC-Chapel Hill and UC-Santa Barbara.  He was the UNC record breaker in the 200 yard Breaststroke in 1999 and the Big West Conference Champion in 100 yard Breaststroke in 2001.  Ethan was also given UCSB's Athletic Department Golden Eagle Award in 2002 for the Highest GPA. 

Ethan has helped more than 35 student athlete get college scholarships for swimming. He is a big time football fan and loves to travel. He lives in Lafayette with his wife Natalie, bulldog Dozer, and border terrier She-Ra. 

Stephen Ward

Role: Head Tennis Professional
Serving Since: 1995

Stephen grew up in San Francisco and went to college at Canada College in Woodside California. After one year, he I transferred to University of Oregon and played on the tennis team. Following his college career, Stephen played nationally and internationally and achieved a world ranking. He was fortunate to be sponsored by the Lear Jet Corporation.

Upon leaving competitive tennis, Stephen began teaching tennis at the Vertical Club in New York City. After two years, he relocated in Los Altos Hills, California and worked as the assistant pro at the Fremont Hills Tennis Club for two years. Stephen accepted the Director of Tennis position at the Modesto Racquet Club and stayed there for six years.

Stephen enjoys spending time with his wife and their two dogs. He also aspires to win a national championship in senior tennis and is an active golfer.

Dan Quinn

Role: Golf Course Superintendent
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 925.735.5700

Golf is Dan’s passion! Dan grew up on the outskirts of London and fell in love with the game at age 14. Since that time Dan has been an avid golfer and has had a single figured handicap since the age of 15. He studied Sportsturf Management in England and also attended The Ohio State University through the 'international program' where he had the opportunity to study at the university and intern at Robert Trent Jones G.C and Cypress Point Club.
From there Dan returned to England to take a role as assistant superintendent at Woburn Golf Club, a Top-100 course in GB&I.
Dan married an American girl from the Bay Area, Danville to be exact which brought them back to the area to be close to family where he became the assistant superintendent at Round Hill Country Club. After 15 years in the business, Dan is experienced and ready to lead the maintenance team at Crow Canyon Country Club. In his spare time, Dan likes to play golf, watch movies and entertain his daughter Bethany.

Doug Giannini

Role: PGA, Head Golf Professional
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 925.735.5700

A native Californian, born in Fremont and raised in Danville. Doug played his high school golf here at Crow Canyon from 2000-2003 before going to Arizona State University, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness along with getting his Class “A” PGA degree in 2007.
He has worked at a number of different clubs including the Bridges Golf Club, Diablo Country Club, Harding Park Golf Course, Las Sendas Golf Club, Firerock Country Club, Crystal Springs Golf Course, and Callippe Preserve Golf Course.
Doug resides in Livermore with his wife Sanonda and son Keegan along with their two cats Puma and Scotty Cameron. Doug enjoys spending time with his family, friends, wine tasting, going to sporting events, breweries, and of course, playing golf!