Jake Fredericks, St. Petersburg, FL (Field Trial - Open)
Jake Fredericks joined the sporting dog community almost 10 years ago with his first working Labrador Retriever, Tempy. Together, they have earned Field Champion and Amateur Field Champion titles and he has qualified her for five National Amateur Retriever Championships. Jake is a past president of the Jacksonville Retriever Club, has chaired local trials, and volunteered with many Nationals and local trials. Since 2017, Jake has been judging AKC Retriever Field Trials, from Minor Stakes to Opens. He and his wife, Xan, enjoy the camaraderie of the sport and training their dogs as often as work permits.