AMERICAN SCHUTZHUND – JUDGES

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF JUDGES

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & DIRECTOR OF JUDGES

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AMERICAN SCHUTZHUND JUDGES

JUDGE

JOHN BOCHENEK
MICHIGAN

248-860-5340

John is the Training Director/ Founder of Metro Detroit SchH & Police K9. For over ten years, John has been a Police K9 Trainer/Consultant. John is a Trial Helper and has worked over nineteen Championships. John is also a certified USCA Teaching Helper. For many years, he has been a SchH/IPO Competitor with top ten placements to include “Helpers Favorite Dog” awarded at the National Level. He is also the 2018 USCA FH National Champion.

JUDGE

CARLA GRIFFITH
NORTH CAROLINA

214-476-6428

Carla entered the USCA judge’s program in 1996 and became a licensed judge in 1998. In addition, Carla held a SV Judge’s license. Carla has judged over 250 club trials in the USA and Canada and 20 Regional and National events. Carla has successfully titled and competed with many dogs.

JUDGE

KEVIN SHELDAHL
NEW MEXICO

505-250-4576

Kevin is a Police Canine Handler, Instructor, Judge (Psp, DPO, WPO Utah POST) and is a Police Canine Certifying Official (Detection, and Patrol) for the National Police Canine Association.

Kevin is also the Training Director for New Mexico Hundesport and has been for 20 plus years. He is a frequent lecturer at Police K-9 conferences around the US and has taught in other countries such as Germany, Colombia, and China. Kevin has successfully titled and competed with many dogs in multiple venues.

JUDGE

JAN NIELSEN
WASHINGTON

209-403-8879

Jan is a Certified Master Trainer of Patrol and Narcotics Detection and is highly experienced with the latest training techniques from Norwegian Customs, KNPV, and the Dutch National Police. Jan continues to train worldwide with top working canine trainers. Jan is also a certified police K9 judge and has judged multiple police canine competitions throughout California. Jan has successfully titled and competed with many dogs in multiple venues.

JUDGE

JOERI VETH
724-777-6686

In addition to heading up the American Schutzhund helper certification program, Joeri Veth has also been added to our team of judges.  Joeri is a very Experienced and talented trainer/competitor with multiple World Championship achievements.  Joeri competed with 3 dogs on a National and International level and titled an additional 8 dogs.
Competitor Experience:
Onta von Karthago – 33 x IPO3
2012 Regional Champion South of Holland
2nd Place
2011 WUSV IPO World Championships
75-96-97 (HIGH STADIUM)
2012 WUSV IPO World Championships
9th place
93-94- 95
Fido von der Hagenmuhle
2015 WUSV World Championships
26th place
84-92- 92 (only passing dog in flight for Phase A)
2016 WUSV Universal Sieger World Championships. National Champion of Norway
#1 in show and #3 overall

Ace von der Herzen Haus
2018 USCA Mid Eastern Regional Championship
1st Place
GSDCA National Championships 2nd Place
USCA WUSV IPO World Team Qualification Trial
11th Place

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