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Trainers: Project
Professional Retriever Trainers

Sand and Sage Hunting Retriever Club includes professional retriever trainers who can help you with a number of different issues, from young dog, to gun dog, to Master National Champions. SSHRC provides the following members as a resource to the public for additional retriever training over and above what the club does on regular training days.


Katie Williams
Blackrock Retrievers
(661) 428-9890

Blackrock Retrievers is located in Mesa, Washington, and is owned by Retriever Trainer, Katie Williams.


Blackrock Retrievers specializes in Obedience, Basic and Advanced Gun Dog Training for both Waterfowl and Upland Hunting and AKC Hunt Tests. 

Proudly serving the Eastern Washington communities, Tri-Cities, Columbia Basin, as well as clientele in surrounding states.

Prior to the creation of Blackrock Retrievers, Katie began her passion for retriever training while living in California. She was very fortunate to apprentice under a very reputable Hunt Test/ Gun Dog trainer, Brian Clasby for several years, eventually transplanting to the Pacific Northwest where she then apprenticed under a well-known Field Trial trainer, Al Delgesso. 



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