Our Team

Stephen Morris

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 2016
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Julia Carnley

Role: Membership Director
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 281.244.3802
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Ashley Williams

Role: Private Events Director
Serving Since: 2015
Phone Number: 281.244.3805
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Sheri Sanders

Role: Member Relations Coordinator
Serving Since: 2016
Phone Number: 281.244.3807
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Diego Casco

Role: Director of Tennis
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 281.244.3825
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I am thrilled to be part of this amazing Bay Oaks family! I started playing tennis when I was 12 years old, and was lucky enough to be coached by Alfredo Claro and Yohny Romero, who played in the ATP Tour, and Davis Cup for Venezuela. 

As a junior player, I held a ranking of # 8 nationally. Throughout my junior years I received numerous scholarship offers but decided to stay in my hometown of Caracas, Venezuela and became the Captain of the NCAA Universidad Metropolitana Tennis Team. 

After earning my B.S. in Computer Engineering, I opened my own tennis academy, Asoclara. With only two courts, I successfully organized and coached 50+ kids and 20 adults. I moved to Houston in 2014, where I completed my Associates in Business while developing two Junior Zat Players into Super Champs. While in Houston, I became the Junior Co-Director at Westheimer Indoors and taught private lessons at Sienna Plantation in Sugarland, where I taught almost the entire Varsity team for Ridge Point High School and Middle School. I have turned many Challengers into Champs and Super Champs. Also in the HLTA, I have taken many adults from beginners to advanced to meet their own personal goals.

I am so grateful to be the Director of Tennis at Bay Oaks Country Club, I will give a 110% in this new journey. My door is always open so come by to say Hi, just talk about life or anything we can do to improve our program.

See you at the tennis courts!

Eric Romero

Role: Executive Chef
Serving Since: 2018
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Chef Eric Romero has come from Downtown Club at The Met to join our team here at Bay Oaks Country Club. He discovered his passion for the culinary arts when he began his career at the age of 16 at the Pappas Restaurant chain. He then continued to move up the ranks at restaurants Pesce, Ristorante Cavour, Brennan’s, and the Houston Country Club.

He joined The Houston Club in 2013 for its new location; after three successful years and numerous awards, he was asked to oversee the reopening of the newly renovated Met Club in downtown. When he isn’t chained to stove, you can find him in the garage crafting tables and butcher blocks. Serving within every capacity of the hospitality industry has led him to appreciate and understand what it takes to serve and lead in the kitchen. 

Lauren Samuels

Role: Service Director
Serving Since: 2019
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Chris Jefferson

Role: Head Golf Professional
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 281.244.3818
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Amanda Bankey

Role: Office Manager/Accountant
Serving Since: 2012
Phone Number: 281.244.3804
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Benjamin Fultz

Role: Superintendent
Serving Since: 2019
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