Guest Instructor Bios
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World class instructors from around the world help teach at WMA camps!
Kathy Keats (2005 Guest Instructor)
Kathy brings an extensive background in competitive sports, physiology, motor learning, performance analysis, biomechanics and sport psychology to agility. She is a graduate of the National Coaching Institute, an elite coaching school in Canada, has her Level IV National Coaching Certification and studied Human Performance at the University of Victoria. Kathy has coached successfully at the high school, provincial and national level.
Kathy is an intense competitor and knows how to perform under pressure from experience as well as education. In her last year of university eligibility, Kathy led her team to an undefeated season and the National Championship, and was named a Tournament All-Star and Player of the Game in the championship final. She has also represented Canada in international competition.
Based on her background and education in elite athletics, she has an excellent eye for teaching and giving feedback. Kathy was the first person to develop a system for the statistical analysis of agility performances.
Kathy has worked with many of the top agility handlers and trainers in North America and Britain, as well as working with Bob and the late Marian Bailey in their workshops, studying the practical application of operant conditioning to behavior.
Kathy owns and operates Just Click Agility in Ontario, Canada. She presents seminars in Canada and the U.S. and has instructed at Clean Run, Power Paws and Say Yes camps. Kathy is also the Managing Editor of Clean Run magazine.
Kathy has four Border Collies, Echo, Mojo, Cadence and Ink.
Her current competition dog, Mojo, is the current 22” IFCS Overall World Champion and the current 22” IFCS World Champion in Jumpers as well as the IFCS Bronze Medallist in Snooker and Gamblers. She won the 2004 USDAA Northeast Super Regional in the 22” division, and will be competing in the 2004 USDAA Grand Prix of Dog Agility World Championship Finals. Mojo also appeared on the ESPN Great Outdoor Games, placing 2nd in the first round of competition. At the 2003 AAC Canadian National Championships in a six round cumulative format, Mojo achieved two 1st place and one 2nd place finish in the individual rounds.
Christine Charpentier (2004 and 2005 Guest Instructor)
Bio coming soon!
Dr. Chris Zink (2005 Guest Instructor)
Stacy Peardot-Goudy (2005 and 2006 Guest Instructor)
Marco Mouwen (2004 and 2005 Guest Instructor)
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