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
Jill Bochte1,2,3,4Yes
Donna Cordoba2,3,4Yes
Pam Delaney2,3No
Kris Kamholz2,3,4No
Diane Kuby1,2No
Renee Menini1No
Andrea Nepras1.2No
Jim Payne 2,3,4No
Mary Ann Pecen2,3,4Yes
Gayle Pluta1,2Yes
Toni Reeves2,3,4No
Joy SonsallaPuppyNo
Jan Sund1No
Roxanne Tapinen1No
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.