Flying Feet Agility's instructor Trisha Koetter has been training and showing dogs competitively for over 17 years. She has earned multiple titles on multiple dogs in obedience, agility and tracking. In 2002, Trisha and her Bernese Mountain Dog “Stormy” made history by becoming the first ever Bernese Mountain Dog to earn the coveted title of AKC Obedience Trial Champion (OTCH).
Katie has been training dogs with Flying Feet Agility since 2008. Before getting into dog training, she was competitively showing horses and still does. In 2008, she and her horse Biscuit were first in the nation for PHBA in both Novice trail and Novice horsemanship. With her dog, Blackberry, she has earned titles in AKC & UKC Rally obedience and AKC agility. Katie is a graduate from Indiana University Southeast with a Bachelor of Science in nursing.
Chase has been competitively showing dogs for 5 years. She has been teaching agility and obedience at Flying Feet for 6 years and conformation for 1 year. Chase has shown many different breeds but mainly focuses on her Papillon, Tinkerbelle. Tink is a Champion in the breed ring and is currently counting points for her Grand Championship and MACH titles.Chase has competed at the Eukanuba National Championships for three years now; the first year in agility and the second two in conformation and Junior Showmanship. She will be competing at Westminster for the first time in February, 2011. She and Trisha Koetter, her mother, finished a MACH on Trisha’s Havanese together in 2007-2008. Chase is currently a student at Our Lady of Providence Jr/Sr High School.