I have been involved in Schutzhund/IPO for 25 years. I have previously held the following positions:

AWDF Positions:

     - 2015 – 2017 AWDF Vice-President

     - 2010-2012 Director at Large

     - 2008-2010 BOI member

USCA Positions:

     - USCA Working Dog Judge, IPO since 2007

     - 2012-2016 USCA Vice-President

     - 2006-2010 USCA Executive Board member

     - 2003-2005 New England Regional Director

     - USA Classified Teaching Helper


In 2002 I Started Southern New Hampshire Working Dog Club

     - President, Training Director, Club training Helper for 20+ years.

I worked as Back Half Trial Helper for 3 Regional Championships and worked over 40 club trials.


I am a 7 time member of the SchH3/IPO3 club, I have competed with 6 of those at National Championships. I have competed in 25+ National Championships and 15 regional Championships. I am also a USCA Master Sports Training Medal Recipient.

     - 2009 FCI World Team member (Alternate)

     - 2016 Canadian National Champion

     - 2016 USCA GSD Vice National Champion

     - 2017 FCI Vice World Champion

     - 2017 WUSV World Team member (USA-3)

     - 2018 AWDF National Champion

     - 2018 FCI Vice World Champion

     - 2018 WUSV World Team Member (USA-2)

     - 2018 USCA GSD Vice National Champion

  • 2019 AWMA Championship 4th Place
  • 2020 FMBB World Team Member (USA-3) 


I have Judged 6 National Championships:

I have judged over 25 Regional Championships and over club 250 trials in 12+ years as a USCA Performance Judge.


I wish all the competitors the best of luck in the competition and congratulate all of you for making this far already. That alone is a big accomplishment.