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Teresa Bingham

Co-owner, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA

Teresa Bingham is a co-owner of RockinE Training and Consulting. She is a certified professional trainer, CPDT-KA, Certified Behaviorist and has 14 years of working in veterinary clinics and animal shelters. Teresa has a bachelors degree in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, and continues to attend classes and seminars to keep her knowledge current in many area of animal care and training.Teresa is certified to evaluate dogs in the Canine Life and Social Skills (C.L.A.S.S) program as well as being certified from the American Kennel Club (AKC) to evaluate dogs in the Canine Good Citizern (CGC) program. She is a member of APDT (Association  of Pet Dog Trainers)

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Holly Steinkraus

Co-owner, CPDT-KA

Holly Steinkraus is a co-owner of Rockin’E Training & Consulting. She is a certified professional trainer, CPDT-KA and has been with Rockin’E since September 2016. Holly has a doctorate in Molecular Biology from the University of Wyoming where she manages the microbiology prep room and supervises laboratory sections of General and Medical Microbiology. She is certified by the American Kennel Club (AKC) to evaluate dogs in the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program and is a member of the APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers) and the PPG (Pet Professional Guild). Holly enjoys agility, canine conditioning, and UW dog destressor events with her therapy-certified Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, Jordee.

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Mandy Kauffman

Co-owner, CPDT-KA

Mandy is a co-owner of Rockin' E and has been with RE since September 2018.  She is a certified professional dog trainer as well as being certified by the American Kennel Club (AKC) to evaluate dogs in the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program.  She also works as a statistician in the environmental consulting industry, and has many years of experience working with animals both domesticated and wild.  When not at Rockin' E, Mandy can be found off someplace doing something ridiculous with her husky mixes - therapy-certified Manitou, Nala, and Shadow, training for Strongman, or with her Kindle glued to her hands.

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Jenny Williams

CPDT-KA

Jenny Williams is a certified professional trainer, CPDT-KA. She continues to enhance her experiences and enrich her knowledge as a dog trainer by attending professional conferences. She is a member of APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers) and is certified by the American Kennel Club (AKC) to evaluate dogs in the Canine Good Citizenship (CGC) program. 

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Paige Realing-Roszel

CPDT-KA

Paige is a trainer at Rockin’E and started with the company in January of 2019. She graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and is currently pursuing a post-graduate degree in law. When she’s not studying or training dogs she fosters dogs, tends to her chickens, and does any and all things outdoors. She’s typically accompanied on all her adventures by her three rescue dogs, Ellie, Nox and Bennie.

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Debbie Howshar

Assistant trainer

Debbie has been with Rockin’E since August 2018. She has worked in the childcare industry for 30 years and is very excited to apply her teaching skills in our classes.  Debbie has a passion for working with dogs in the Laramie Animal Shelter to help them become more adoptable. At home, she has 2 rescued dogs from the shelter.  Archie is a stubborn “old man” who is pug poodle chihuahua mix and Tessa who is a middle aged set in her ways Shih Tzu.  She also has 2 rescue cats, Miss Bree and Vincent Van and a sort of foster cat via her neighbors.  In her spare time, Debbie loves spending time with her 2 grandsons. She also loves jigsaw puzzles and reading.   For the past 10 years, Debbie and her husband have volunteered for a week at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah.  Debbie is excited to be working with you and your dogs.

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Ty Tedmon-Jones

Assistant trainer

A Colorado native and UW graduate, Ty Tedmon-Jones is thrilled to be a part of the Rockin’ E Family as an Assistant Trainer (2020). Ty is an animal lover and has had rescue pets and 4-H animals his whole life. Presently in training at Rockin’ E are Briggs and Ramie, two rescue mixes who keep things real and Ty on his toes! When not spending time with the dogs and cats, Ty works as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Dance/Movement Therapist.

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Natalie Bartlett

Assistant trainer

Natalie joined Rockin E in January 2021 and became an assistant February 2021.  She is certificatied through the Animal Behavior Institute in Certified Advanced Canine Training Professional (C.A.C.T.P) and Certified Canine Training and Behavior Specialist (C.C.T.B.S).  Natalie has lived in Laramie for over 12 years, She loves doing anything outdoors with her dogs including hiking, paddle boarding, camping, mountain biking, and she also volunteers at the Laramie Animal Shelter.

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Trish Witkop

Assistant trainer in training

Trish Witkop joined the Rockin E team in June 2021. She has a bachelor’s and master’s  degree in Secondary math education, but now works full time in her bookkeeping business. She lives with her husband and 2 girls, as well as her 2 labs, Abigail and Judah. Trish and Abigail are a certified therapy team and love to serve around Laramie. 

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Pam Brekken

Assistant trainer in training

Pam is a Laramie native and has been attending Rockin' E classes with her rescue dog Ringo since November 2019 when he was a just a pup.  He's completed Early Einsteins, Beginning DaVincis, Canine Good Citizen, Tricks, Canine Conditioning and Agility classes.  Pam fell in love with Labs 40 years ago and has never looked back.  She's looking forward to being a part of Rockin' E and continuing her work with Home on the Range Animal Sanctuary in her retirement.

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Katie Hogarty

Assistant trainer in training

Katie is a proud Wyoming native and a more proud dog mom. She and her husband enjoy running, camping, backpacking and lollygagging with their two dogs Cocqi and Dennen. She has participated and completely enjoyed Nearly Newtons, Early Einsteins, Therapy Prep, Advanced Aristotles, Canine Good Citizen and DDRP. Katie has committed her career and life to those most in need (human and furry critters alike). When she isn’t out galivanting with her dogs, Katie works at Climb Wyoming.

Bob Hooker

CPDT-KA

Bob Hooker started working for Rockin' E Training & Consulting in the spring of 2012 after taking several sessions of classes with his Miniature Australian Shepard, Max. He was a certified professional trainer, CPDT-KA. Bob attended the University of Wyoming and had an Associates of Arts degree from Baltimore's International Culinary Art's Institute. A Laramie native, Bob was an instructor for many of our classes, including Canine Good Citizen, Early Einsteins, Shakespeare in the Park, and the DDRP class. Bob loved working with all of the owners and staff of Rockin' E Training & Consulting and especially enjoyed helping dog owners strengthen that special bond with their dogs through the use of positive reinforcement training. Bob passed in November of 2018 and we all miss him immensely. The Bob Hooker Memorial Scholarship has been created in his honor.