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Chris Terpstra


Chris Terpstra has been with K9 Search & Rescue since 2004.  His current working canine is Makalu, a high-energy Labrador who is certified with NSDA in Airscent, Large Source, and Avalanche; […]

Matthew Kozma 

Mike Koza

Matthew Kozma has been a volunteer with Search & Rescue since 1997.  His partner is K9 Aspen, a yellow Labrador, is NSDA certified in Airscent Live and Large Source as well as SARDUS certified in Human Remains Detection. While they specialize in large wilderness […]

Roy Lopez

Roy Lopez is a combat veteran who started his career in the U.S. Navy in 1987. He completed SEAL training in 1989 and was deployed as a Special Warfare Operator […]

Dan Woodruff

• K-9 TRAILING INSTRUCTOR: INBTI, NASDN, Midwest K9 ERT • Trailing Certification Evaluator: NASDN, Midwest K9 ERT • Midwest K-9 Emergency Response Team, Vice President 2002 – present I have […]

Darrin Niemeier

Darrin Niemeier is a retired Captain from the Kansas City Missouri fire department. Where he served for 25 years. He joined Missouri Search and Rescue in 2009, being active in […]

Heidi Hajek

* Instructor/ Evaluator/Director of Operations, INBTI(InterNational Bloodhound Training Institute) * Team Leader/K9 Handler/Mantrailing Instructor & Coordinator/Treasurer, Long Island K9 SAR Heidi has over fourteen years of K9 Training experience in […]

Ed Hajek

*Instructor/ Evaluator, INBTI(InterNational Bloodhound Training Institute) *Assistant Manager/K9 Handler/Mantrailing Instructor, Long Island K9 SAR   Ed has over fourteen years of K9 Training experience in teaching, evaluating and training Mantrailing […]

Gregory Strickland

Gregory has worked in law enforcement as a sworn police officer since 1993. During this time, he has held positions in Road Patrol, Traffic Homicide Unit, Motor Unit, DUI Task […]

Craig Schultz

“Do something that you love, and you will never work a day in your life” is a phrase that resonates with Craig as he brings a passion to teaching while […]

Fernando Moriera

For more than 35 years, Fernando Moreira has trained trackers from Search & Rescue Teams, law enforcement officers, military personnel and outdoor enthusiasts across the United States as well as […]