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Linda Barton, Team Leader

Linda is now into her 2nd year as Team Leader, and loves the unique adventure of this office! Working closely with the CKC ATC Management Team she oversees activities of Agility Team Canada including the invitation of our FCI Judge, Tryouts, Panel Selection, all planning and preparation of the A&C, EO and AWC Teams, as well as the AKC Invitational and Crufts invitations.

Linda has long served our agility community, as a member of the KW Kennel Club in Kitchener, AAC ON Regional and National committees, and in supporting roles to the CKC Agility Team Canada from 2006 to the present.

Linda competed at national and international levels with her four aussies starting in 2004. Her current partner, 5 year old border collie, Soar'n, is showing great promise. Linda and Soar'n represented Canada on the 2015 A&C Team in Brazil, at the 2015 UKI US Open Speedstakes Finals and 2014 Gamble Finals .

Aim Hi Coaching, located outside of Ayr, Ontario offers a beautiful indoor heated-on-turf training facility! With degrees in animal behaviour, human nutrition education and 30 years coaching, Linda offers an uplifting training experience! She would like to encourage any interested agility enthusiast to step up and help fan the flames of Team Canada. Just contact her!

You can reach Linda Barton, CKC ATC Team Leader, by email at