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Meet Team Chambray

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Jessica 

Being a second-generation handler and having walked into the ring for the first time at the age of 6, Jessica's passion is to handle dogs. She started her professional handling career at the age of 15 and has championed and specialed a variety of breeds over the past 18 years with multiple breed wins at Westiminster and the AKC National Championship. She has her degree in Veterinary Nursing with a specialty in canine physical therapy, rehab and conditioning which she implements in the dog's training and conditioning programs.  

Vincent Sandy 

For 50 Years , Sandy has been one of the top Labrador retriever breeders in the United States, producing more champions each year. Having started in obedience and moving to the show ring, he has trained over 40,000 dogs and championed multiple breeds. He uses his experience and knowledge to manage the careers for multiple studs and dams within our team. He is also a CGC evaluator and hosts conformation and obedience classes.  

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Johanna 

Known to many in the dog show world as "Mom", Johanna has been handling dogs side by side her husband Sandy. Her list of accomplishments in the dog show world is numerous but none can compare to her personal favorite of winning BEST IN SHOW  with a 13 month Old Labrador Retriever female she and her husband bred. Her years of managerial experience keeps the team organized and functioning efficiently. 

Ryan 

In between school and work, the youngest Herzon will occasionally make an appearance to help out the team. With over 12 years of handling experience with multiple breeds and varieties, Ryan's handling is exceptional and is a great asset to team Chambray. 

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Mentorships

Mentoring has always been a passion to Team Chambray, ranging from owners wanting to be more hands on with training and conditioning to up and coming handlers and breeders

Brian

Brian started in the field and hunting trials of the AKC world with his German Shorthaired Pointers. After coming to conformation classes, Team Chambray enrolled him in Junior handling where he could build up his experience. He has come a long way in such a short amount of time, having championed two of his GSPs in a matter of months. He won winners dog and best of winners at the 2021 Orlando show receiving a 5 point major on his 7 month old puppy. He has won multiple Breed wins with dogs on our team. 

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Kenzie 

Kenzie will always be a part of our team and in our hearts. We love and miss her very much. Rest in Peace beautiful girl. 

During her Junior handling career, she was one of the top Rottweiler Juniors, having made the cut in an extremely difficult line up at the AKC National Championship. She originally started with Rottweilers but quickly gained experience in all breed handling and grooming. Having worked with multiple handlers along the way, she brought a vast amount of experience and professionalism to Team Chambray. 

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