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About the Club


Moraga Country Club is picturesquely set among the charming, rolling hills native to the area. An elegantly combined Country Club and Homeowners' Association that includes 521 private residences, a clubhouse with a restaurant, swimming pool, tennis facilities, and a beautiful 18-hole golf course.


The Moraga Country Club operates under a set of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CC&Rs), Bylaws and Rules and Regulations. The Membership classifications include Owner Members, Golf Equity Members, Swim and Tennis Affiliates, and Social Affiliates who share access to the facilities each with their own limitations.

Operations are managed by a professional staff under the guidance of a member-elected Board of Directors and GM/COO, Eric Jacobsen. Standing committees provide member representation and recommendations to the Board.

Mission Statement
Provide value and enjoyment to our Members, by striving to maintain a safe, well-kept environment with first class facilities while providing exemplary Homeowner and recreational services.

Vision Statement
Provide value to Moraga Country Club Members in a welcoming family environment that is a vital part of our larger community.
 
Moraga Country Club was established in 1973, and has been a thriving community and recreational facility ever since.

Our 22,000 square foot Clubhouse includes an exquisite Main Dining Room, Bar, Lounge Area with additional Patio Seating, spacious Adult Locker Rooms, Children’s Locker Rooms, and Meeting Rooms.

The Concierge is open 7 days a week from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm and can be reached directly at (925) 376 - 2200.

If you would like a tour of the club, information on memberships and fees, or have additional questions,
please email membership@moragacc.com. 

Meet the Staff

Office

Name

Eric Jacobsen

Title

General Manager/Chief Operating Officer

Eric has spent the last 40 years in hospitality, with 25 of those years working in golf. He spent the early part of his career in the free-standing restaurant business with private owners. He also worked with California Pizza Kitchen, where he opened stores and served in the capacity of General Manager, Kitchen Manager, and Training Manager. He most recently held the title of General Manager at The Citrus Club at PGAWEST; a private, signature Pete Dye designed course in La Quinta, California. Eric is from the Peninsula and currently resides in Pleasanton with his wife Maureen, daughter Taylor, and son Luke. He would be remiss if he did not mention the rest of the clan, Mickey Mittens and Otter Pops, their two cats.

Name

Teresa Belfanti

Title

Director of Finance

Teresa started as a lifeguard at MCC and has since built a distinguished career in finance. She works with the Board of Directors to ensure the financial sustainability and future of the Club. She is excited to return to Moraga after years up north in Minnesota.

Name

Leah Mollat

Title

Sr. Human Resource Generalist

Leah started her position as the Sr. Human Resource Generalist at Moraga Country Club in March 2019. She is responsible for a wide range of Human Resource tasks including the administration of policies, procedures, benefits, compensation, training, recruiting and on-boarding. She has 20 years of Human Resource, part of that in manufacturing and spending the last decade working the international side of Human Resources with a major defense contractor. She believes in developing strong relationships with managers and employees as a foundation for having a great team. Leah spent her childhood overseas and speaks three languages. Outside of work, she enjoys reading and going on road trips with her family. She lives with her husband Nathan and daughter Natalie in Livermore.

Name

Malina Wahl

Title

Concierge

Malina Wahl supports Member needs and requests as Concierge. A North Bay native, Malina is a Senior at St. Mary's College where she is majoring in Mathematics and Education and aspires to be a High School Calculus Teacher. In her spare time she enjoying crocheting, embroidering, and crafting.

HOA

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Christina French

Title

HOA Manager

Christina French was born and raised in Lamorinda. She also has grown up as a member at Moraga Country Club since 1994. She received her Bachelor’s degree in General Business Management at the Cal State University, East Bay. She currently resides in Concord with her boyfriend. She began working at Moraga Country Club in 2006 as a hostess in the restaurant and has progressed in her career through concierge, accounting and membership positions into her current role as our Homeowners Association Manager. Christina is also Certified Community Association Manager with a specialization in large scale communities within the CACM while working on her MCAM Certification. Christina serves on the Board of Directors for the California Association Community Managers. Christina is also a Notary Public.

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Stephanie Sena

Title

HOA Administrative Assistant

Stephanie Sena was born and raised in the East Bay. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Administration at Western Career College. She currently resides in Martinez with her family. She began working at Moraga Country Club as a Concierge and has progressed into her current role of HOA Assistant. She has previous experience in construction which is an asset to her role at Moraga Country Club. Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her three children and her puppies! She is happy to be apart of our team at Moraga Country Club.

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Michael Flores

Title

Director of Facilities

Michael Flores has over 7 years in the construction industry throughout the bay area. Before that he was the general manager and beverage director for multiple restaurants in San Francisco while also working at the Presidio Golf Club for 7 years. His most recent construction project was found here at Moraga CC where Michael ran the remodel of our dining room for a local general contractor. When he is not at work, he likes to spend his time with his wife (Katie) and dog (Larry)…Larry David to be exact. Michael is an avid cook, loves going for weekend rides on his bike, wine tasting, trips to the beaches of his childhood in Santa Cruz, bay area sports teams and of course he loves to golf.

Name

Tony Capobianco

Title

Facility & Community Safety Manager

Born and raised in Walnut Creek Ca as an only child where he attended Las Lomas High School and played basketball. He then went on to study Fire Science at California State University Chico. With several years of experience in Facilities Management he is eager to hit the ground running at the beautiful MCC!

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Juvencio Santos

Title

Community Safety

Juvencio was born in Mexico in 1973 and has been in Security and Loss Prevention since 2001. He currently live in Hayward with his wife and son, Noah. He loves helping people and is happy to be serving the MCC community!

Name

Faiz Ali

Title

Community Safety

Originally from Fiji, Faiz helps create and maintain a safe environment and HOA Community working for Community Safety. In in spare time he enjoys swimming and fishing with his family.

Golf

Name

Luis Ballesteros

Title

Director of Agronomy

Luis Ballesteros was born in Guanajuato, Mexico. Luis started working for Moraga Country Club in March of 1996 as a section man; mowing greens & tees, maintaining bunkers, and helping in small renovation projects. In 1999, he became the irrigation technician; he was in charge of supervising a temporary watering staff and monitoring the irrigation system. In 2001 he worked as the Second Assistant Superintendent assisting the Assistant Superintendent with the daily operations of the golf course. In 2002 he started as Assistant Superintendent and in February of 2004 he accepted the position as Golf Course Superintendent. He also is a member of the GCSAA, NCGA, and USGA. Luis is pursuing certification as a Certified Golf Course Superintendent.

Name

Juan Mendoza

Title

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Juan began working for Moraga Country Club in 1998 for our Landscape Crew. He quickly climbed up the ladder in the Country Club’s work environment. Juan is the Assistant Superintendent and his past experience was working on a similar golf course in Florida for several years prior to moving to California. Born and raised in Acapulco Guerrero Mexico, Juan currently resides in Oakland, CA with his wife and four children. His passion is having the opportunity to work outside as well as a day of golfing to relax.

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Jason Woodworth

Title

Director of Golf

Jason Woodworth was born and raised in the Bay Area. Growing up in Pleasant Hill, he attended College Park High School. After High School he went on to Chico State where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and met his wife, Tina. After receiving his Athletic Training certification he moved to North Carolina where he was a faculty member at Chowan College teaching sports medicine and developing a sports medicine curriculum. North Carolina is where his true passion for golf came to life. Prior to Moraga, Jason had been at Diablo Country Club from 1999 to 2007. He has two sons, Zach and Ben.

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Randall Clark

Title

Head Golf Professional

Randall grew up in Michigan and Indiana, where father owned a golf course. He worked for him on the golf course and in the golf shop and started playing golf at the age of 6. He began playing competitive junior golf throughout high school. He graduated from Indiana University and moved to California in 1998. He began at Moraga Country Club in 2008 and has really enjoyed working here. He has a fantastic wife, Karen, and two great stepchildren Ross and Maddie. He is the proud father of two children, Shelby (2009) and Eli age 5.

Name

Tara Voogt

Title

Director of Instruction

Tara Voogt is thrilled to join the team at Moraga Country Club as the where she held her first teaching position in California over 22 years ago. Tara has spent her career building thriving junior golf programs, increasing female play and implementing programs for male and female golfers of all abilities and ages Tara is a LPGA Class A life-member, TPI certified, former high school golf coach, and she is a member of the LPGA Global Education Team. She holds two Master’s degrees in education which have fueled her passion for teaching and creating programs for golfers. Since 1999, Tara has been teaching and coaching full-time in the Bay Area at several private clubs where she grew junior and adult golf programs from a summer-only experience to year-round thriving golf programs. When she’s not coaching, she enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, tennis, cooking, and spending time with her husband and three boys.

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Ross Anderson

Title

Assistant Golf Professional

Ross helps golf operations run smoothly. An Orinda native, Ross attended Miramonte High School, and played football at UC Berkeley as a Wide Receiver. He started in Outside Services five years ago and fell in love with golf, which he shares with Members wanting to improve their game everyday.

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Sasha Gray

Title

Assistant Golf Professional

Sasha supports the operations of the Pro Shop as Assistant Golf Professional. Born in Russia, Sasha moved to the United States at the age of 12 and attended College Park High School in Pleasant Hill. An avid bowler, Sasha is one of the handful of people who have bowled a perfect series, 3 300 games in a row, he came to MCC after 8 years in the bowling industry. He is currently working towards his PGA Certification.

Tennis

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Thomas McGee

Title

Director of Tennis & Racquet Sports

As a Moraga native, Thomas McGee, has been a part of Moraga Country Club for most of his life. He trained here alongside Head Pro Mark Orwig while competing on the national junior tennis circuit. He played tennis at UC Davis before finishing his degree in Broadcasting and Digital Media at the University of Idaho. He taught as an Associate Teaching Professional at Blackhawk Country Club to expand his tennis and pickleball career. Thomas is certified by many organizations such as USPTA, Cardio Tennis and is working on adding his pickleball coaching certification. Thomas is looking forward to assisting the members at MCC to learn the sport of a lifetime.

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Mark Orwig

Title

Head Pro

Mark Orwig grew up in Orinda and attended Campolindo High School and California State University Long Beach. Keeping up with his passion for playing and teaching the game of tennis he came back to the Bay Area and took the job as Assistant Pro at Moraga Country Club in 1983. In 1986 he took over as the Tennis Director and obtained his P-1 certification for the USPTA and was one of the first coaches to receive the High Performance Coaching certification from the USTA. Over the years although Mark has coached players on the Professional Tour and many top Collegiate players, he enjoys teaching any player striving to reach their potential in the game of Tennis. He currently lives in Moraga with his wife Karen and daughter Emily.

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Anna Marie Gamboa

Title

Assistant Tennis Professional

Anna Marie Gamboa grew up in Orinda and was a NorCal ranked junior player. She played varsity tennis at Miramonte High School and continued on to play for Westmont College in Santa Barbara where she was a NAIA division champion in doubles. Anna Marie’s first tennis job was working summers at MCC, and she is thrilled to return and bring her solid tennis fundamentals to the membership. Anna Marie holds USPTA and TRX Cardio certification. Anna Marie lives in Orinda with her husband René and two children, Sofia and Luca. Being a parent and also the first coach to her own children, Anna Marie understands the developmental process from pee-wee to advanced junior. She provides structure and encouragement on the court, and she knows that fun is the key ingredient to a lifetime of tennis!

Name

Louis Marin

Title

Tennis Coordinator

Louis helps Members with all things Racquets! Originally from South Lake Tahoe, Louis recently graduated from St. Mary's and now gets to share his passion for Racquet Sports with Members.

Aquatics

Name

Will French

Title

Aquatics Operations Manager

Will has spent most of his life here in Lamorinda and grew up as an MCC Wave going back to 1994. He is in his second stint as an employee at Moraga Country Club, previously working as a Pool Supervisor & Senior Swim Coach from 2003 – 2009. In addition to his role here, he runs the Next Level Flag Football site at Campolindo, the Lamorinda Bomb Squad football team, and is heavily involved with the Campolindo Football program.

Name

Sean Malley

Title

Head Swim Coach

Sean grew up in the Lamorinda area and graduated from Campolindo High School and the University of California San Diego. Sean comes to us from Meadows Swim and Tennis Club where he coached for the last five years. Besides being the Head Coach for the MCC Waves, he also oversees and be responsible for the overall MCC Swim program including Private Swim Lessons, Swim Clinics, Master's Swim,

Name

Fritz Tappe

Title

Youth Activities Coordinator

Fritz works to create a comfortable and safe environment for MCC Members. Fritz graduated from Campolindo High School and studied Business at the University of Denver. He has run youth programs at the Lafayette Community Center and the San Francisco YMCA. He is excited to use his over decade of experience working with youth to create interactive, engaging, and thoughtful events for the kids and families of the Moraga Country Club.

Food and Beverage

Name

Al Ranganian

Title

Director of Food and Beverage

Al Ranganian has been living in the Bay Area since 1992. He currently resides in Pleasant Hill with his wife and three children. Al received his computer science degree in 1996 from Cal State Hayward. He has 25 years of hospitality and 23 years of management experience working with various companies including Port of Oakland (Oakland Airport), Cheese Cake Factory (Pleasanton) and Four Points Sheraton (Pleasanton). Al has held the following positions in hotel and restaurant industry including Multi Units Ops Manager, General Manager, F&B Manager and Bar Manager. Throughout the years of management he’s learned how to create a strong team, provide excellent customer service as well as accommodate company profit. Al has been teaching and playing music more than 16 years and enjoys cooking, traveling, playing music, playing basketball and spending time with his family.

Name

Greg Roemer

Title

Executive Chef

Greg Roemer began following his dream to become a Chef at the age of nine. He first learned how to cook in his grandmother's kitchen while watching the Food Network. He was completely self-taught until he decided to pursue a career in cooking and attended the Contra Costa Culinary School of Arts. Once he graduated in 2010, he was quickly recruited by Diablo Country Club. After two years at Diablo, he decided to advance his career by working under the newly hired kitchen staff at Moraga Country Club. In two short years, Greg was promoted to Sous Chef. After the departure of the Executive Chef, Greg participated in a competitive tasting where he was unanimously selected as the Executive Chef. Greg has demonstrated immense success over the past two years in his position.

Name

Frank Veliz

Title

Assistant Dining Room Manager

Frank ensures the Members have a top level dining experience every time they visit the dining room. Frank brings decades of experience to MCC and ensures the annual Wine Faires have the top vintages available to Membership.