Lisa Plocinski, CPDT-KA
Owner and Head Trainer
Lisa Plocinski is the owner and head trainer of On The Ball Dog Training (OTB).
She has been training dogs for over 20 years and is certified with the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) as a professional trainer. She started OTB 4 years ago and now works full time running the business. She is proud that OTB continues to grow each year and now offers day training, private training, nose work, tricks training and pet therapy training as well as puppy and basic obedience training.
Outside of the business, she continues to indulge in her love for dogs by training Pono, her Australian Shepherd, in agility, rally and nose work.
Lisa and her family also take pride in having raised 7 puppies for Canine Companions for Independence (CCI). CCI trains certified service dogs for people with disabilities. They are looking forward to raising puppy number 8 in the near future.
Jean Rosenthal, CPDT-KA
Jean Rosenthal is a trainer with On the Ball and is a Certified Trick Dog Instructor.
Retired from the corporate world, she is now pursuing her longtime passion for dogs as a second career. Jean has raised dogs for over 17 years and operated a pet sitting/dog walking business.
In addition to teaching classes at OTB, she spends time training her dogs in agility, rally, and nose work. She has two Mini Australian Shepherds Royal and Juno, Papillon Casey, Labrador Allegro, and Ragdoll cat Riley.
In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis and practicing martial arts where she has achieved the rank of second degree black belt.