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AKC/USA World Agility Team

AKC/USA World Agility Team

The AKC USA World Agility Team is proudly sponsored by YuMOVE

8/11/22 – Due to an injury, Medium Team Member John Nys will not be able to compete at the 2022 FCI Agility World Championship.  Bonnie Opal and her Shetland Sheepdog Edward will move into the AKC Medium Team position.   Bonnie and Edward have been training all summer and we know they are ready to take on the 2022 Agility World Championship!  While we will miss John running on the Medium Team he will be working with the team as an Assistant Coach  We wish him a speedy recovery!

8/10/2022 – Come Meet the 2022 AKC Agility World Team sponsored by YuMOVE® on

5/18/2022 – We are excited to announce the additional team members and team alternates for the 2022 AKC Agility World Team.

The team will compete September 22-25, 2022, in Austria at the FCI Agility World Championship.  Team Coach, Nancy Gyes and Assistant Coach, Meg Cataldo are looking forward to working with this talented team over the next 4 months as they prepare to compete.

The 2022 AKC Agility World Team is proudly sponsored by YuMOVE, the Official Joint Supplement of the American Kennel Club.

Small Dog Team

  • Sarah Rutland & Primo, Papillon
  • Marco Giavoni & Bet, Shetland Sheepdog
    • Alternate- Jen Pinder & Wicca, Shetland Sheepdog

Joining existing team members:

  • Laura Dolan & Pre, Poodle
  • Laura Dolan & Coos, Poodle
  • Cassie Schmidt & True, Poodle

Medium Dog Team

  • John Nys & Boss, Shetland Sheepdog
    • Alternate- Bonnie Opal & Edward, Shetland Sheepdog

Joining existing team members:

  • Abbey Beasley & Swindle, Shetland Sheepdog
  • Christine Brew & Indi, Pumi
  • Deb Schulman & Trek, Poodle

Large Dog Team

  • Maria Badamo & Kenobi, Border Collie
    • Alternate- Rachel Evers & Vex, Border Collie

Joining existing team members:

  • Jessica Ajoux & Hallelujah, Border Collie
  • Janet Terry & Menty, Border Collie
  • Michaela Krohn & Wynn, Border Collie