Greater Cincinnati Schutzhund Club
Member of the United Schutzhund Clubs of America
Mid-Eastern Region (KY, OH, TN, IN, MI)

Message from Tom Huelsman -

Thank you for your interest in the Greater Cincinnati Schutzhund Club. I have enjoyed a love and passion for the German Shepherd Dog and the sport of Schutzhund since the 1970s. We welcome your visit, and will be happy to provide you with any additional information.

History -

I founded the Greater Cincinnati Schutzhund Club in 1982 and continue to serve as Training Director. Our training focus is working line German Shepherd Dogs in K9 police service, Schutzhund, protection and search & rescue. I currently serve as canine consultant and evaluator to the Covington (KY) Police Department and the Boone County (KY) Sheriff’s Department.

My experience spans over 30 years:

Club Officers -

President - Tom Huelsman

Vice President - David Pitts

Secretary - Lisa Matarrese

Treasurer - Judy Huelsman

Training Director - Tom Huelsman

Law Enforement K-9 Training Coordinator - Mike Lusardi

Contact Us -

For information about joining or visiting our club, please contact Tom Huelsman at
Tom Huelsman
600 Gardnersville Road
Crittenden, KY 41030

Join Our Club -

Please print and fill out the application below and bring it to a club meeting.

Membership application in PDF format
Membership application in Microsoft Word Format

CLUB DUES -- $ 600.00
TRAINING FEES -- $ 20.00 (non-members)


Directions -

Address for the Club Training Grounds

600 Gardnersville Road
Crittenden, KY 41030

Directions from I-75 to the club schutzhund field

EXIT 166 off I-75
If you are coming from the South then take a RIGHT off exit 166.
If you are coming from the North then take a LEFT off exit 166.

After you turn off exit ramp, go approximately 0.8 miles to U.S. 25
TURN RIGHT onto U.S. 25 and continue for 1.0 mile
TURN LEFT onto GARDNERSVILLE ROAD, cross over railroad tracks
Continue for 0.1 mile, club grounds will be on your LEFT

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