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Avery Saunders

General Manager
Avery graduated from The University of North Georgia, majoring in Business Administration. He joins us from The Georgia Club, a 27-hole country club in Statham, Georgia, where he spent the last nine years as the Clubhouse Manager. Avery is an avid golfer, sports fan, and car enthusiast.

Patina Nabors

Membership Director
Patina Nabors was born and raised in Lucas, Ohio. In 1996 she graduated with a CCMA as a Clinical Medical Assistant specializing in Medical Coding. She was an avid gardener with an award-winning home in 2003 & again in 2012 as the Best Landscaped Residential Property in Richland County, Ohio.
She started her career in the hospitality industry in 2002 at Westbrook Country Club as the front desk receptionist. For almost two decades she grew with the company expanding her titles to include Event Coordinator, Wedding Planner, HR Manager, and Front of House Manager. Excelling to the Operations Manager of the Club from 2014 – 2021.

In 2013 after her sister was diagnosed with breast cancer, battling for several years with multiple setbacks, she vowed to make a difference. The Rally for the Cure was born in Richland County Ohio funding the Pat Kracker Breast Cancer Organization. To date, her contributions have raised over $190,000.00 to help women mentally, physically, and financially. She has been a dedicated board member of the Pat Kracker Breast Cancer Organization since 2018.

She joined Mount Vernon Country Club in March of 2022 as the Marketing Coordinator and was promoted to Membership Director

Joshua Coad

Head Golf Professional
Joshua Coad was born and raised in the great state of Ohio. He has worked in the golf industry at Public, Resort, and Private Golf facilities since 1988. He joined the PGA of America in 1997 and since that time has been an Assistant PGA Professional, a PGA Instructor, a college Golf Coach, a PGA Head Golf Professional, a Club Manager, and a PGA Director of Golf.

Joshua has won multiple PGA Awards since becoming a PGA Member and has been actively involved with Section Leadership over the years; including, holding the positions of Secretary, Vice-President, and President with the SOPGA – Columbus Chapter. Currently, Joshua is part of the PGA Ambassador Program and enjoys any opportunity to network with other Ambassadors from around the country.

Since April 2008, Joshua has been leading Golf Operations and more at Mount Vernon Country Club, one of the premier private clubs in Central Ohio. During this time, the Club has risen to new heights in the private club industry, with a brand and image that draws members from some of the most prestigious clubs in the country.

As a single Father raising two kids, Joshua devotes his time and energy to the MVCC membership and his family. His focus is on delivering his daily mission to both that he will help them in any way he can, attempting to make their lives or just their day a bit better.


Melissa Packard

Food & Beverage Manager 

Melissa has been in the Restaurant Industry for approximately 20 years, and with Mount Vernon Country Club since 2019. Melissa and her husband Josh reside here in Mount Vernon with their 3 children. In Melissa’s spare time, she is very active in there softball, soccer, and wrestling.

Dan Offineer

Director of Agronomy
Dan Offineer is a graduate of The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute, graduating with an associate’s degree in Golf Course Management. He was worked on golf courses since 1978,  working for courses like Longaberger Golf Club and Zanesville Country Club. Dan joined MVCC in September 1999 As the Greens Superintendent. As an avid golfer himself, he believes golfing lets him maintain the golf course from not only a Greens Superintendent’s perspective but also a golfer’s perspective. This allows him to make better decisions for the members and guests when it comes to the Mount Vernon Country Club’s over 210 acres course.

Andy Karas

Andy Karas is a graduate of The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Turf Grass management with a Minor in Natural Resources Management. Andy’s passion has always been to work in Wildlife Management until he started working for Hilltop Golf Course while attending high school, that position changed his future and his decision to further his education at Ohio State University. While attending college he obtained a job as an intern at New Albany Country Club which allowed him to focus more on Golf Course management and still enjoy the Wildlife and the great outdoors that he was so passionate about. Andy spent time as the Greens Superintendent Assistant at Eagle Crest in Michigan before beginning employment here at MVCC as the Greens Superintendent Assistant to Dan in September of 2007. Andy focuses on the courses wildlife, floral landscapes, natural resources, and environmental stewardship including 13 ponds on the course.

Clint Endsley

Assistant Superintendent

Clint was born in Coshocton, Ohio, he attended Riverview High School in 2000, and while in high school he was a Landscaper for Longenberger Company for several years Clint and his wife Rebekah were married in September 2007 and completed their family in 2010, adopting three Guatemalan children and recently becoming a grandpa to a beautiful baby girl, Sophia, and another on the way. Clint has been a valued employee in the Greens Department since January 2008, as our heavy equipment operator. In 2024 he was promoted to Assistant Greens Superintendent.