Wag Instructors

All WAG Instructors must successfully complete an internal certification process including a hands-on apprenticeship before they are approved to teach each level. Instructors train a wide variety of breeds and compete in many different organizations.

  • Level 1 – Beginner, Obstacle Performance
  • Level 2 – Basic Handling & Sequencing Skills
  • Level 3 – Intermediate/Competition
  • Level 4 – Advanced

Instructor Bios*

InstructorLevels Approved*Privates?
Diana Antlitz1,2,3,4Yes
Loret Bartol2,3,4Yes
Donna Cordoba2,3,4Yes
Jennifer DaroisNovice RallyNo
Pam Delaney2,3No
Rosanne Hatcher-PientokNovice Rally, Advance/Excellent RallyYes
Kris Kamholz2,3,4No
Diane Kuby1,2No
Renee Menini1, 2, 3No
Andrea Nepras1.2No
Jim Payne 2,3,4No
Mary Ann Pecen2,3,4Yes
Gayle Pluta1,2Yes
Missi RolandCompetition ObedienceYes
Kelly SchumannTricks - Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, Expert, Champion. Do More With Your Dog and AKC. No
Joy SonsallaPuppyNo
Jan Sund1No
Roxanne TapinenNoseworkNo
Mary VanderBloomen1,2,3,4Yes
Shelly Weeks1,2,3,4Yes
Patti Jo Yuswak1,2,3,4Yes

*Updated instructor photos provided courtesy of Scott Persky of Photos by Toto unless otherwise indicated.