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.

Instructor Bios*

InstructorLevels ApprovedPrivate Lessons?
Beth Diehl3,4No
Bob Schumann1,2Yes
Donna Cordoba2,3,4Yes
Gayle Pluta1,2Yes
Kelly SchumannTricks - Do More With Your Dog and AKC - All Levels. Yes
Kris Kamholz2,3,4No
Loret Bartol2,3,4Yes
Mary VanderBloomen1,2,3,4Yes
Mary Ann Pecen2,3,4No
Pam Delaney2,3No
Renee Menini1, 2, 3No
Robin NewmanAdvanced Skills, Puppy Foundation Agility, 3, 4Yes
Robin TaylorAdvanced Skills, Foundation Puppy Agility, 3, 4No
Rosanne Hatcher-PientokNovice Rally, Advance/Excellent RallyYes
Roxanne TapinenNoseworkNo
Sally BankaObedienceNo
Shelly Weeks1,2,3,4Yes
Jim Payne 2,3,4No

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