Kevin Cheff is a respected, knowledgeable, personable retriever trainer and coach for retriever trainers. His common sense approach to problem solving and training techniques help trainers achieve their goals. 

Kevin is well known for his vast experience with young and All Age retrievers, along with his great success in field trials both in the U.S. and Canada. 

Kevin started out training and competing in hunt tests and field trials in 1996. From 2000-2002 he assisted Jamie Balesdent, a skillful and respected field trial trainer from Ontario. In 2002 Kevin started his own business as a professional retriever trainer. With over 20 years of experience training and handling retrievers, Kevin has the credentials and awards to prove he is accomplished in his field.

  • 50,000+ hours on the line training, handling and coaching
  • Experience with over 450+ dogs and their handlers
  • 35+ combined National Open and National Amateur finalists 
  • Numerous Field Champions and Amateur Field Champions
  • 5 National Open and National Amateur Championship success stories


Kevin Cheff