About

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Meet the Team

FACILTIY

Our main training room is 8000sf with 30ft ceiling height, high efficiency energy saving lighting, tru-blue anti-static mats. We have competition grade equipment for agility and obedience. Separate crating room. two bathrooms, honor system hospitality.

Andrea Batista

Andrea Batista is a co-owner of Canine Sports & Activity Center and owner of VIP Canine, LLC. (link to VIP Canine). Andrea attended Penn Fosters College and Animal Behavior College, earning her certification in dog training from both institutions. She is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) trainer and a member of the APDT (Association of Professional Dog Trainers). She graduated as a groomer from the Nash Academy of Animal Arts in 2007.

Since 2005, Andrea has had the opportunity to work with different breeds, ages, and temperament of dogs with a variety of behavioral problems such as house soiling, destructive behavior, reactivity, separation anxiety, etc.

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She continues to attend professional development and educational seminars along with reading current up-to-date literature.

She spends her spare time working with her dog Spartacus (Cane Corso) in agility, rally obedience, nosework, and tricks training.

Nicole Levien

Nicole Levien is co-owner of Canine Sports & Activity Center. After falling in love with dog training and the sport of agility in 2009, she dreamed of creating the kind of training space she wanted to train in. The dream was realized in 2020 with partner Andrea Batista.

Nicole is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA), a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner (KPA-CTP) and a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT).

She enjoys teaching students and learning about behavioral training.

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“What I love about dog training is that you can never learn everything, but you are always learning something. What I love about teaching is that moment when a student realizes that they can communicate with their dog, that they can understand one another.”

Nicole has earned titles on her dogs in agility and rally obedience (multiple venues). Currently working with her Australian shepherd, Caymus (CH. Te Amo’s Best Day Ever!) and has plans for another pup to join the team soon.

Liana Marley Marie

Liana Marley Marie has her MA in Dance Movement Therapy, Drama Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling and is Second Degree Reiki practitioner in both Usui-Tibetan Reiki and Traditional Usui Reiki and has been practicing since 2000.

When Liana Marley discovered the sport of dog agility, it seemed like a natural to her love of movement and dogs and her passion for the sport was born.

Liana Marley has earned agility titles in multiple venues, including 2 TACH (Championship in Teacup agility).

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She and her 10 dogs are involved in Agility, Freestyle, Barn Hunt, Nose Work, Parkour, Tricks, Conformation, and professional modeling. Her dogs have appeared in advertisements for national brands such as Kate Spade, Neiman Marcus, Martha Stewart, and PetSmart.

Liana will be bringing all her experience to CSAC and will be teaching agility, tricks, canine freestyle, and obedience in our pet training program.

Siny Tsang

Siny Tsang, PhD, CPCFT is a Certified Professional Canine Fitness Trainer. She offers private canine conditioning and fitness classes for dogs of all ages. She earned her CPCFT after completing the Canine Fitness Trainer series, taught by Debbie Torraca, DPT, MSPT, CCRP, CCMT, at the Fenzi Dog Sports Academy (FDSA) in 2018.

Since then, Siny has continued to take courses and workshops from different experts in the field to continue her professional development.

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In addition to teaching private lessons, she also offers her expertise to help improve the physical and mental fitness of rescue animals through regular volunteer work. Siny believes that animals of different breeds, ages, and lifestyles can all benefit from conditioning and fitness training.

She trains not only her canine wild child, Nomial, in canine fitness, agility, and tricks, but also her feline companions in fitness work and tricks.