Joanne Fleming

​Training Director

​Training Director

Easily one of the best dog trainers in the world, Joanne Fleming is best known for her powerful motivational training system in working dog training. She has decades of experience at the highest levels of dog training as both a competitor and a coach. Joanne has personally competed with 5 breeds in multiple disciplines with tremendous success and attracts crowds at her many seminars on multiple continents. Joanne personally has represented North America in International competition in 2005-2007, won LV America Championships in 2007, and placed 5th at international competition in Germany. She has also earned multiple high in trials in AKC and CKC obedience.

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Maya Jedlicka

Training Manager

Maya began her education in pet dog training in 2005 at Tyler Obedience Training Club with her first dog Carmina, then continued to learn formal dog obedience training and agility with her Papillon, Riyo. Maya began dabbling in advanced competitive dog training and Schutzhund in 2010 with her first German Shepherd, Lizzie, and went on to train under Joanne Fleming with her next German Shepherd, Cosmo. Cosmo achieved high levels in tracking, protection, and obedience, earned his first titles, and was slated to finish and make his debut in national competition when he passed away from a rare infection. Maya is currently training another German Shepherd, Mace, in the sport of Schutzhund.

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Stan Covington

Creative Director

Head Trainer

Stan has been involved in competitive dog training for 20 years, titling multiple dogs in the sport of IPO/Schutzhund and showing at national competitions. He has been training pet dogs professionally for almost 10 years and does a lot of work with dogs with aggression issues.

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Craig Quirino

Head Trainer

Head Trainer

Craig Quirino came to us this year after completing a training internship program in Houston, Texas.  Craig is first and foremost a dog lover and owner, then a trainer! Craig is also a cancer (chordoma) survivor who made the decision to do what he loves, training dogs, after a long and difficult recovery. 

We are very lucky to have Craig on our team. He brings Cosmic Canine his love for dogs and his determination to do what he loves the best he can every day.

 

 

 

Christian Dickson

​Training Director

​Assistant Trainer

Christian started learning to train with our Head Trainer Stan prior to coming to Cosmic Canine. Christian has continued his training education at Cosmic Canine and has a natural talent with dogs. He's done an amazing job since joining the Cosmic Canine team!