We are a group of dedicated dog sport enthusiasts.
Allison has been competing in agility for nearly 20 years. She has always loved animals and started out first in horse competition. She then discovered agility with her first dog Boomer, a German Shorthaired Pointer/Boxer cross and never looked back! Her next dogs were a fun little Jack Russell Winnie, and a sweet Cattle dog Kylie. Kylie placed 6th at BC Regionals. She now runs a German Coolie named Banjo. Banjo placed 5th and 6th at BC Regionals 2015 and 2016 respectively in the competitive 22″ division and has earned both Agility trial champion (ATCH) and Versatility Silver. Allison’s love for Coolies has expanded with her new dogs Hijinx and Quest. She is passionate about the sport and is continuously honing her skills via online classes and attending seminars.
Tressia Toole; KPA-CTP
Tressia is a Certified Training Partner of the Karen Pryor Academy. She has also studied extensively with world class trainers and has taken various online courses. Tressia’s passion is dog agility, and has been competing in this sport for over a decade. Tressia currently runs a border collie named Jetta who most recently won the 2019 Bc Yukon Regional Championships 16’’ Specials division. Jetta has also been on the 2016 Canadian World Team and represented Team Canada in Holland. Sparks, Tressias young border collie, brought home 2 First places in the 20’’ Regular division at the 2019 BC Yukon Regionals. Tressia is also certified in dog first aid from Dog Safe.
Louise achieved post secondary degrees from the University of British Columbia in Animal Science and Education. Added to this theory is 15 years of teaching high school math and science and a variety of dog sports. She states “After teaching teenagers, dogs are a pleasure and joy!” She has enjoyed herding, protection, obedience, dock diving, carting, fly-ball, tracking, sent work, and of course agility. In agility, she has competed both at the Provincial and National levels earning many of spots on the podium. Not only does she enjoy competing with her dogs but she also is a Master level judge for the AAC. Her dogs are part of her family first and working dogs second. Her greatest joy is hiking through the mountains with her kids and dogs.
Mike Eyres is a Masters level AAC judge who has been playing agility with his dogs since the late 1990’s. He has enjoyed success while competing at both the regional and national levels where he has achieved several podium placements with his dogs. Over the years he has also been involved in other dog sports such as disc dog, show handling and stock trialing. In his day-to-day life he is an elementary school teacher who has completed his Masters in Education through Vancouver Island University.
Kat and her 2 year old German Shorthaired Pointer cross - Harley. Harley is Kat’s first dog and they have jumped in and fallen in love with playing and training together. They have completed many classes, including recall, leash skills, scent detection, confident canine and more with the favorite being AGILITY class at Rave! Before the age of 2, Harley achieved her ADC and her SGDC title. That same year they competed at their first Regional competition and qualified for Nationals. Coach Tressia has taught Kat and Harley so much and Kat continues to learn and study how to be a better trainer every day. Kat has completed her Canine First Aid and is currently studying Canine Anatomy and Behavior. Kat has also welcomed home a Border Collie puppy Rubix to the family and can’t wait to start trialing with her. Follow them on Instagram for training tips and agility videos.
Gail has been training and competing in agility for the last 8 years with her three great Portuguese Water Dog's Maggie, Jade and River. In this time she has achieved many agility titles with her two older dogs and competed and Qualified at the BC/Yukon Regionals and Nationals. She is a skilled handler and has developed amazing relationships with her talented dogs. Gail also has experience in field trialing, obedience, & dog show conformation. She has a natural connection with dogs and loves spending time training, working and playing with them. You can always find Gail and her dogs either at the beach or hiking the forest trails! Rave is lucky to have Gail on our Team she supports the club in so many ways!
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