Chris is co-owner, trainer, sports instructor, and client specialist. He began his dog training career in 2015 by competing in dog sports, primarily Flying Disc. He earned a qualifying ticket to the USDDN World Championship in his first year, and later branched out into pet obedience training. Chris has a special talent for insecure dogs, and uses his gentle, caring nature to build confidence and predictability in an unpredictable human world.
Chris handles most of our client communications and consultations. With over a decade of experience in corporate America, Chris uses his skills to set clear expectations with clients, communicate effectively through difficult situations, and support pet parents in tough times.
Chris is a professional performer with his dogs through Stunt Dog Productions, and regularly performs across the country in venues such as NFL and NBA halftime shows, live theater, state fairs and festivals, zoos, and corporate events.
Chris is an active competitor in disc freestyle, with multiple past world records and podium achievements at a world level. Several of his dogs are cross-trained in dock diving, agility, tricks, high jump, flyball, and more.
Chris was featured on Season 2 of America's Top Dog with his dog Demolition. He is also a certified UpDog judge, judge trainer, and ambassador. Chris has provided frisbee seminars across the US and has students in almost every state in the US.