Board Member-Tommy Brewster with Ripley
Tommy and Ripley are a world champion team. Their first event was with Carolina DockDogs and have been hooked ever since! Ripley has a great drive for the toy and loves to swim! She is a beautiful Chessie. Ripley was invited to the 2012 and 2013 World Championships. We cant wait to see Ripley in action at the next competition!
Brooke Jillson with Sophie
Sophie is just about 2 years old. She has had a love for the water ever since she was exposed to it. Only recently has Sophie learned the joy that comes with jumping off docks. Brook and Sophie look forward to getting on the dock and competing.
Jennifer Belle with Buckeye
Buckeye is a 13 month old chocolate lab and just started dock diving. She loves the water and to retrieve. She has a 7 year old big brother, Mojo, who doesn't share the passion. They look forward to learning more about the sport and just having fun!
Angela Bleckley with Storm
Storm is a 6 yr old black lab. She has been dock jumping for a year. She has won 1st place in two different divisions. She is obsessed with tennis balls and loves being on the dock and in the water.
Leslie Thompson with Tebow and Snap
Tebow and Snap are crazy Chesapeake Bay Retrievers that love to dock dive! Leslie enjoys it too, but not as much as Tebow and Snap! Leslie is out of Charlotte, NC and is also a member of Carolina DockDogs. We look forward to seeing Tebow and Snap on the dock!
Brandi Hodges with Rami
Rami LOVES water!! She goes crazy whenever we drive up to Wild Wings so might as well let her play! She's in her 2nd yr of agility and has numerous titles. Very friendly and loves everyone!
Leah Riggs with Love Shack
Leah and her American Pit Bull Terrier, Love Shack, are in their first season of dock diving. Love Shack absolutely loves the water. We can't wait to get Love Shack off the dock!
Christie Meyer and Matthew Faccinto with Vader, Ziva, Balis, and Cipres
Christie and Matthew are trainers at Thunderhawk Canine LLC. They have a Dutch Shepherd crew that can compete with the best of them. They are beginners at dock diving but are getting the hang of it. We hope to show off our SMDD Dutch Crew at an event soon!
Lisa Lyle Waggoner with Willow
Team Cold Nose College Jumping since June 2013 Willow, is an effervescent, confident, 2 year old Australian Shepherd who has been trained using positive reinforcement training techniques. She’s also a working dog and Mascot of Cold Nose College, a positive dog training and education center in Murphy, North Carolina and founded by Lisa Lyle Waggoner, CPDT-KA, PMCT2, her trainer and doggie mom. Willow earned her Club Junior Big Air Title in her very first dock diving competition at the Cohutta Challenge in Blue Ridge, Georgia in June of 2013 with a personal best of 14’10”. She followed that up by earning her National Junior Big Air title during her second competition at Summer on the Rock in July 2013 in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Big Air Personal Best 14’10” When not on the dock, you can find Willow enjoying K9 Nose Work, Agility, romping in the pasture on the farm with her brother, Cody, a 6 year old Australian Shepherd and enjoying many a squirrel chase. You can find dock diving and other training videos on the Cold Nose College YouTube Channel www.youtube.com/coldnosecollege, as well as dog training and behavior advice on the Cold Nose College blog: www.coldnosecollege.com/blog See you on the dock!
Michele Franco with Sam
Sam is a super friendly Bernese Mountain Dog Mix who loves people, water, and other dogs. She was adopted from Young Williams in 2013. She has just learned dock diving. Her first event is the Way Out West Fur Fest.
Kate Pataro with Holliday
Holliday likes long walks by the shore and enjoys chasing after his ball. His other hobbies include playing with his Pyrenees Borea and his baby sister Koda. When he is not playing with his friends he is begging his humans to throw anything to him...this can last for hours.
Bill and Debbie Hall and Murphy
Murphy is a high flyin Golden Doodle! He has competed in many of SMDD events as well as enjoying Yappy Hour!
Rhonda Wallace with Sadie
Sadie is newbie to the dockdiving sport. We cant wait to see Sadie's abilities at practice!