Handlers

Please fill out the following form to be entered for consideration as a 2018 National Show handler. Accepted entries will be posted below so please check back for updates.


Accepted Handlers

Joe Rotolo

Classes Available for Handling: 4-6 Month Male
6-9 Month Male & Female
9-12 Month Male &Female
12-18 Month Male & Female
Open class Male
Working class Male & Female

Description / Bio: 30 years of handling experience,  handled in Canada and USA.  Phone number 416-407-7915

Tessa Martinez

Classes Available for Handling: 4-6 female normal coat & long coat
4-6  male long coat
6-9  female long coat
6-9 male normal coat & long coat
9-12 female long coat
9-12 male normal coat & long coat
12-18 female long coat
12-18 male normal coat & long coat
18-24 female long coat
18-24 male normal coat & long coat
working female long coat
untitled male & female normal coat & long coat
veterans male & female

Description / Bio: Tessa is an experienced handler and has been handling  for over 15 years.  She is the main handler for Mittelwest Shepherds and has handled at Sieger Shows both in the U.S. and also at the German Sieger Shows, including multiple VA dogs.   Please contact Julie at 630-781-7472 or email me at mittelwest@aol.com

Manuela Hennebach

Classes available for handling: All expect the stockcoat working males

Description / Bio:  Manuela is from the world famous Wildsteiger Land kennel in Germany and has 15 years of show handling experience. Contact: Kanat Ozturk to check for availability and to make a reservation

Kanat 763-501-9306 or email 

Mike Buttgenbach

Classes available for handling:  All classes expect working class female stock coat

Description / Bio:  Mike is an experienced handler that has participated and handled dogs in several German showes (BSZS) and USA Sieger Shows.  Contact Bick Benedict 813-943-4575 for further information.

SuAnne Herman

Description / Bio:  We have a handler coming from Europe and have several openings available.  If you are interested, please contact me at 913-980-99-46 or by email.

Johanna Henze

Classes Available for Handling:

4-6 Month Male & Female
6-9 Month Male & Female
9-12 Month Male + Female
12-18 Month Male + Female
Veteran Male + Female
All long coat classes

Description / Bio: I’m almost 30 years old, from Germany and got experience with dog handling (show and training) since 2000 in the SV.
I love to show dogs and I’ll be available for the show.
Please contact me for more information. Phone # 0049 152 23 96 96 90 (Germany)

Elena Ortiz

Classes available for Handling:

All Classes

Description / Bio:  We have 4 professional handlers coming from Germany to handle in all classes.  Our handlers have handled all over the world and the German Sieger Show.  Phone number:  919-413-4543

Caryn Carson

Classes available for handling:

Contact for availability

Bio:  I’ve been handling for years and truly love the atmosphere and friendly competitiveness of conformation shows.  It’s an honor to do my best to help each dog reach their full potential in the show ring.  Phone number: 724-991-5351

Amber Starr Stanley

Classes available for handling:

4-6 Month Male & Female
9-12 Month Male & Female
12-18 Month Male + Female
18-24 Month Male + Female
Veteran Male + Female

Bio:  Offering over 27+ years experience of award winning professional handling in show/conformation – specializing in German Shepherds.  As a handler and trainer.  I currently teach performance handling and conformation training FULL TIME.  I began to specialize in German Shepherds in 1989, the GSD breed has always been my passion, my goal is to bring out the very best in each individual dog inside and out.  Serving globally and available for upcoming show.  Phone Number: 803-814-7802

Tammy Goshorn

Classes available for handling:

All classes

Bio: We are here to help. We understand how scary it can be just starting out. We are here to help and teach you. Greg and I started years ago showing in AKC. We showed  Rottweilers, Neapolitan Mastiff’s. We did and obedience and conformation.  Our passion has become Long Haired German Shepherd’s. We have trained and handled all our own dogs.  Phone number: 717-880-1533

József Kurucz

Classes available for handling:

All Long Coat Classes

All stock coat classes expect Working Class Male

Bio:  I take breeding, training, handling since 2000!

My results from 2018-2019:

VA3 Germany Sieger Show Working Class Female Long Coat (2018)
V22 Germany Sieger Show Working Class Female (2018)
VA1 Austria Sieger Show Working Class Female Long Coat (2018)
V1 Austria Sieger Show Working Class Female (2018)
VA1 Hungary Sieger Show Working Class Female (2018)
SG1 Hungary Sieger Show 18-24 Class Male (2018)
SG1 Hungary Sieger Show 18-24 Class Female (2018)
VA1 Serbien Sieger Show Working Class Female (2018)
VA1 Egypt Sieger Show Working Class Female (2019)
SG1 Egypt Sieger Show 18-24 Class Male (2019)
V1 Egypt Sieger Show Open Classes Male and Female (2019)

I handled many times in Germany (Sieger Show), Austria (Sieger Show) and other European Countries!

Phone Number: 0036705049585