Sascha Cox , Head Coach
Sascha has been with Dog School for nearly 3 years, she started out as Coach in Ballymena before moving to Senior Coach and she has now moved to Belfast to take up the role of Head Coach for the brand new Dog School Belfast.
She has an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Animal Behaviour. Throughout her studies she worked with a variety of animals; providing olfactory enrichment for Lions and using Positive Reinforcement Training with Zebrafish. Sascha currently has two dogs of her own – Bailey, a JRT x who is 2 years old and Molly, a 6 year old Pomeranian x.
Amy Campbell, Senior Coach
Amy started her career by training at a local dog club, which she enjoyed so much that she decided to leave her day job and set up a successful dog training business. She is now a qualified dog trainer and has been assessed by the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers, for which she was awarded Full Membership. She has been training dogs for six years.
Amy is passionate about promoting positive reinforcement training methods and loves to see people achieving their goals with their dogs by using positive training. She has four dogs of her own; two collies (Pixie and Baxter), a Spaniel called Tilly and Dusty the JRT x Collie. In her spare time, Amy loves to train them all new tricks, agility and scent work, and competes in agility with Pixie and Dusty, having represented Northern Ireland at the World Agility Open. Tilly loves doing scent work and they have their first competition coming up soon! Amy's favourite place to be is taking her dogs for long walks on the beach!
Lynsey McQuillan, Coach
Lynsey originally attended Dog School classes with her own collie called Ollie, and loved the classes so much she returned as a volunteer. Lynsey was a great volunteer for over a year and gave up over 100 hours of her spare time to help us out! All her hard work paid off and she is now a valued member of Team Purple.
She has always loved dogs and has 2 of her own, a Yorkshire terrier called Jess and a border collie called Ollie. Lynsey’s favourite part of the job is meeting all the dogs and puppies and watching them learn from their owners. In her spare time Lynsey likes to teach her dogs new tricks and take them new places to explore.