Judges and Helpers

Frank Phillips (Obedience & Protection)

I have been involved in Schutzhund/IPO for 24 years.  I have previously held the following positions:


AWDF Positions:

2015 – 2017 AWDF Vice-President

2010-2012 Director at Large

2008-2010 BOI member


USCA Positions:

USCA Working Dog Judge, IPO since 2007

2012-2016 USCA Vice-President

2006-2010 USCA Executive Board member

2003-2005 New England Regional Director

USA Classified Teaching Helper


In 2002 I Started Southern New Hampshire Working Dog Club

President, Training Director, Club training Helper for 20+ years.

I worked as Back Half Trial Helper for 3 Regional Championships and worked over 40 club trials.


I am a 6 time member of the SchH3/IPO3 club, I have competed with 5 of those at National Championships. I have competed in 20+ National Championships and 15 regional Championships. I am also a USCA Master Sports Training Medal Recipient.

2009 FCI World Team member (Alternate)

2016 Canadian National Champion

2016 USCA GSD nationals Vice-Champion

2017 FCI World Team member (USA-4)

2017 WUSV World Team member (USA-3)


I have Judged 4 National Championships:

2012 American Working Malinois Assoc National Championships, Tracking

2014 United Schutzhund Clubs of America Working Dog Championship, Obedience

2015 United Schutzhund Clubs of America Working Dog Championship, Protection

2017 United Schutzhund Clubs of America Working Dog Championship, Protection


I have judged over 20 Regional Championships and over club 200 trials in 10+ years as a USCA Performance Judge.


 I wish all the competitors the best of luck in the competition and congratulate all of you for making this far already. That alone is a big accomplishment.


  Frank Phillips

  USCA # 35

Andrea Duggan-Jantzen (Tracking)

 I have been involved in the sport of Schutzhund since 1988 and have been a member of UScA for 15 years. I received my UScA probationary judges license in November 2010 and my full license in April 2013.I also received my GSSCC licence in May 2013.


Since then I have judged several Regional Championships as well as the tracking judge for the 2014 &2017 GSSCC National IPO Championships and 2015 UScA Working Dog Championships as well as 2016 UScA National Championships. I am currently the GSSCC Head Judge   


I have raised, trained and handled 3 GSD’s to SchH3 (HOT) and 2 dogs from a SchH/IPO1 thru 3. I have also attained FH titles with two of these. I have competed with these dogs in many regional and national events in both working and conformation in both USA and Canada. My last female made #6 on the top 10 - IPO 3 dogs in Canada.    


I am a member of Lower Mainland German Shepherd Dog Club in B.C. Canada  where I currently reside. (Since 1988)   I breed 1 litter a year under the kennel name ”vom Kleetal” and I’m actively training a young female that I bred.  


 I’m married with 1 son and 3 grandchildren.  

Tracking coordinator and Helpers

  • Doug Deacon will be our tracking coordinator.
  • Mark Pellon - Helper
  • Josh Zapparolli - Helper
  • Kris Taylor - Helper
  • Jose Lopez - Helper