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Cheri has a lifetime of animal training experience. At 12 years old, Cheri's first job was being the sole foal handler (Birth-yearling) for an Arabian/Turkana breeding farm. She had a very successful career as a head swim coach for 35 years, age group (high school, club & college). She has 25 years experience as a teacher. Cheri was a seminar presenter for skill progression in athletes.
Since retiring Cheri has become a AKC Agility Judge & a master competitor of Agility. She has trained under some of the top performance trainers: Kathy Keats, Linda Mecklenburg, Susan Garrett, Daisy Peel, Bobbie Lyons, and Ashley Deacon.
Cheri is a positive reinforcement trainer and a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, and the German Shepherd Dog Club of America. Cheri brings her skills as coach, trainer, and athlete to our training program.
Once a Coach - always a coach! Coach Gordon "Rob" Roberts is a well known and talented head football coach, weightlifting coach and seminar presenter for the past 30 years. Coach was the Florida State Weightlifting Director for 6 years.
Rob was honored to be picked as one of the National Barn Hunt Judges in 2016. He is a highly experienced, and sought after Barn Hunt Seminar Presenter.
We are fortunate to have Rob as the Head Dock Diving Instructor at Central Florida Dog Sports. He is also a Ultimate Air Dog Judge as well as a K9 Swim Instructor.
Carrie has been assisting her parents with the family business for the last 10 years. She has helped assist in teaching many dog/handler classes. She is the Marketing Director for Central Florida Dog Sports. Carrie and her husband Daniel are the proud parents of two rescue pups, Oreo & Jacks.
She was a competitive swimmer for the first 20 years of her life, so she is very comfortable with the K9 Swim & Dock Diving. She prides herself on being a K9 Swim instructor.
AKA; Momo! Momo is the man in charge , after retirement from agility he went on to earn a RATCHX in barnhunt and is having much fun swimming around in the dock diving pool.
Meet P-Pod, our resident speedster and terrier clown. P-Pod is our puppy in training and does a good job of keeping the trainer humble.
Meet Boo! Boo is our loudest security alarm, resident "fun police" and biggest "Momma's boy" currently competing in agility and dock diving.
Central Florida Dog Sports in DeLand specializes in sport dog training in DeLand, seminars and hosting events. We offer agility and dock diving in DeLand and fun days for clubs. Contact us for more details
1040 N Bee St, Deland, FL 32720, US
Quality is important to us. Unlike other training centers All of our classes are taught by instructors who are accomplished competitors and or Judges in their field .
We limit class size, ususally offer monthly sections of classes, do not allow drop ins and have a make up policy in effect in case of an emergency or bad weather.
All of this is to make sure that when you and your dog come to a class at Central Florida Dog Sports that you get the quality and Professional attention and instruction that you have paid for.