Meet the Team
Master Trainer/Founding Trainer
John started with Nashville K-9 in 2006 and has advanced his way into training multiple police, search and rescue and personal protection dogs. A native of Kingston, TN, John graduated from the University of Tennessee. He’s one of Nashville K-9’s three Pet First Aid Instructors certified by the American Red Cross.
John donates his time back to the community by handling a Labrador Retriever he rescued named Mazda on the Davidson County Rescue Squad K-9 Unit and the Overton County Rescue Squad K-9 Unit. He also enjoys IDPA competitive shooting.
- Obedience Trainer, Decoy, Helper
- Department of Homeland Security (DHS/FEMA) certified ICS 100, 200, 700, 800b
- K-9 Mazda (Labrador Retriever, Black), SAR Wilderness Trailing
- University of Tennessee 2005
- Originally From: Kingston, TN
- Authorized Pet First Aid Instructor, American Red Cross
- Member, Davidson County Rescue Squad K-9 SAR
- Member, Overton County Rescue Squad K-9 SAR
- Member, Tennessee Association of Rescue Squads
- Member, Homeland Security Task Force 4