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1988

GroomTeam is formed by Jerry Schinberg and the “unofficial team” while traveling home from a competition and trade show in England.

original-foundersGroomTeam travels to Windsor, England and brings home the Silver – Karla Addington-Smith, Lynne Carver, Maria Guilliford, Connie Hershberger-Killen, Judy Kurpiel, Romaine Michelle, Donna Scura, Gail Rudowicz. Coordinator, Teri DiMarino.

 

 

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1989

The first logo is designed by Liz Paul.

 

 

19891989

The first official Team is formed – Karla Addington-Smith, John Nash, Bea Van Zantan, Maya Zambicos, Jeaninne Cooper, Gail Rudowicz-Schroll, Connie Connie Hershberger-Killen, Lynne Carver, Jackie Bowman, Teri DiMarino.

 

dream-team1990

The Dream Team is hand picked by industry survey and brings home the Gold from Windsor, England – Karla Addington-Smith (alternate), Jackie Bowman, Lynne Carver, Teri DiMarino, Connie Connie Hershberger-Killen, Liz Paul, Gail Rudowicz-Schroll. Coordinator – Jeaninne Cooper.

 

19901990

The first point tabulated Team brings home the Gold  from Windsor, England – Lynne Carver (alternate), Teri DiMarino, Romaine Michelle, Liz Paul, Kathy Rose, Gail Rudowicz-Schroll. Corrdinator – Jeannine Cooper.

 

1991-21991

GroomTeam travels to Nantes, France and brings home the Silver – Lynne Carver, Lynda Cottrell, Maureen Parolini, Liz Paul (alternate), Kathy Rose, Melissa Verplank. Coordinator – Teri DiMarino.

 

 

19921992

The Team travels to Milan, Italy and brings home the Gold – Debbie Beckwith , Lynne Carver, Liz Paul, Kathleen Putman, Kathy Rose. Coordinator – Teri DiMarino.

 

19931993

The team travels to Holland – Joan Anderson, Sarah Hawks, Liz Paul, Christina Pawlosky, Beth Paynter, Colin Taylor. Coordinator – Kathy Rose.

 

1994-21994

The Team travels to Birmingham, England and brings home the Gold – Teri DiMarino, Donna Owens-Wright, Liz Paul, Christina Pawlosky,  Beth Paynter, Marea Tully. Coordinator – Dina Perry.

 

 

 

19951995

The Team competes in their homeland – Joan Anderson, Sarah Hawks, Nancy Kallenbach-Han, Ann Martin-Crosley, Liz Paul, Kathleen Putman. Coordinator – Kathy Rose.

 

19961996

The Team travels to Milan, Italy and brings home the Gold – Diane Betelak, Patricia Johnson, Julie Ostoski, Kathleen Putman. Coordinator – Melissa Verplank.

 

19971997

The first Top Ten Team is recognized and travels to the World Team Competition, held every two years – Diane Betelak, Donna Moyer-Carey, Sarah Hawks, Julie Ostoski, Liz Paul, Carrie Prest, Kathleen Putman, Annette Quick, Karen Tucker, Sue Zecco. Coordinator – Melissa Verplank.

 

19981998

GroomTeam 1998 – Sue Zecco, Carol Kokkeler, Liz Paul, Scott Wasserman, Annette Quick, Carrie Prest, Julie Ostoski, Karen Tucker, Diane Betelak, David Ramsey. Coordinators Lynne Carver, Debbie Beckwith.

 

19991999

The team Travels to Eurogroom in the UK and brings home the Silver – Liz Paul, Carrie Prest, Annette Quick, Carol Kokkeler, Scott Wasserman, Sue Zecco. Coordinator – Lynne Carver.
2000Top Ten – Karen Tucker, Carol Kokkeler, Colin Taylor, Julie Ostoski, Jay Scruggs, Sue Zecco, Diane Betelak, Kim West, Scott Wasserman, Laurie Dodge, Annette Quick. Coordinator – Melissa Verplank.

 

 

2000-102000

Top Ten – Connie Hershberger-Killen, Sue Zecco, Annette Quick, Suesan Watson, Jeannie Mulcahy, Kim West, Holly Balasis-Snow, Jay Scruggs, Julie Ostoski, Alicia Bismore, Lisa Leady. Coordinator – Lynne Carver.

 

20012001

The Team travels to Calgary, Canada and brings home the Silver – Sue Zecco, Julie Ostoski, Annette Quick, Karen Tucker, Jay Scruggs, Carol Kokkeler. Coordinators – Lynne Carver, Jerry Schinberg.

Top Ten – Jay Scruggs, Liz Paul, , Jodi Murphy, Julie Ostoski, Suesan Watson, Scott Wasserman, Judy Hudson, Greta Dalrymple, Lisa Leady, Sue Zecco, Colin Taylor.

200-logo2002

Top Ten – Jodi Murphy, Julie Ostoski, Suesan Watson, Lisa Leady, Liz Paul, Karen Tucker, Scott Wasserman, Judy Hudson, Cheryl Purcell, Jay Scruggs.

 

 

carver2003

The grooming industry loses Lynne Carver

 

 

 

 

2003The team travels to Barcelona, Spain – Jodi Murphy, Julie Ostoski, Liz Paul, Jay Scruggs. Coordinator – Sue Zecco.

Top Ten – Suesan Watson, Karen Tucker, Jay Scruggs, Alicia Bismore, Lisa Leady, Liz Paul, Cheryl Purcell, Julie Wilkins, Judy Hudson, Vero Da Sylva. Coordinator – Sue Zecco.

 

20042004

Top Ten – Judy Hudson, Cheryl Purcell, Julie Ostoski, Karen Tucker, Alicia Bismore, Lisa Leady, Vero Da Sylva, Suesan Watson, Liz Paul, Linda Claflin. Coordinator – Dawn Miller.

 

20052005

The Team travels to France and brings home the Silver – Vero Da Sylva, Jodi Murphy, Suesan Watson, Lisa Leady.

Top Ten – Tracy Duncan, Misty Fowler, Penny Underhill, Vero Da Sylva, Karen Tucker, Julie Wilkins, Jodie Murphy, Lisa Leady, Cheryl Purcell. Coordinator – Judi Canto-Thacker.

liz2006

The grooming industry loses Liz Paul

 

 

 

2006Top Ten – Julie Wilkins, Lindsey Berry, Anita Belue-Leinard, Karen Tucker, Veronica Frosh, Cheryl Purcell, Greta Dalrymple, Misty Fowler, Jodi Murphy, Lisa Leady. Coordinator – Judi Canto-Thacker.

 

 

2007-22007

The Team travels to Italy – Lisa Leady, Karen Tucker, Julie Wilkins, Jodi Murphy (alternate), Vero Da Sylva. Coordinator – Judi Canto-Thacker

 

2007Top Ten – Julie Wilkins, Lindsey Berry, Jared Lane, Cheryl Purcell, Sarah Hawks, Misty Fowler, Koko Tanaka, Greta Dalrymple, Veronica Frosch. Coordinator – Teresa Dreese.

 

 

20082008

Top Ten – Irina Pinkusevich, Olga Zabelinskaya, Jonathan David, Koko Tanaka, Veronica Frosch, Greta Dalrymple, Julie Pantages, Lindsey Berry, Kendra Otto, Tammy Siert. Coordinator – Teresa Dreese.

 

20092009

The Team travels to Dachau, Germany and brings home the Gold – Irina Pinkusevich, Lindsey Berry, Veronica Frosch, Komaka Tanaka, Greta Dalrymple (alternate). Coordinator – Teresa Dreese.

 

2010-102010

Top Ten – Olga Zabelinskaya, Michell Evans, Irina Pinkusevich, Lindsey Dicken, Kendra Otto, Jeri Hoppe, Jennifer Lee, Michelle Breen, Kelly Knight, Amy Triezenberg. Coordinator – Teresa Dreese.

 

20112011

The Team travels to Kortrijk, Belgium and brings home the Silver – Lindsey Dicken, Irina Pinkusevich, Olga Zabelinskaya, Michell Evans, Jennifer Lee (alternate). Coordinator – Teresa Dreese.

 

2011-10Top Ten – Irina Pinkusevich, Olga Zabelinskaya, Lindsey Dicken, Michell Evans, Tammy Siert, Veronica Frosch, Jeri Hoppe, Jennifer Lee, Amy Triezenberg, Julie Pantages. Coordinator – Teresa Dreese.

 

 

liddick-legend2012

The grooming industry loses Sally Liddick

 

 

 

2012The team travels to Barcelona, Spain and brings home the Gold – Veronica Frosch, Michell Evans, Lindsey Dicken, Olga Zabelinskaya, Irina Pinkusevich. Coordinator – Cheryl Purcell.

 

 

2012-10Top Ten – Lindsey Dicken, Michelle Breen-Krahenbuhl, Sarah Moon, Nick Waters, Olga Zabelinskaya, Tammy Siert, Veronica Frosch, Jennifer Lee, Kristen Clyburn, Amy Triezenberg, Mackensie Murphy, Irina Pinkusevich. Coordinator – Cheryl Purcell.

 

 

20132013

Top Ten – Olga Zabelinskaya, Lindsey Dicken, MacKenzie Murphy, Shannon Moore, Heather Roozie, Veronica Frosch, Amy Triezenberg, Michelle Breen, Cat Opson, Ashley Waters. Coordinator – Cheryl Purcell.

 

jerry-l2014

The grooming industry loses Jerry Schinberg

 

 

 

2014-groomteamTop Ten – Connie Runyon, Anne Francis, Lindsey Dicken, Olga Zabelinskaya, Veronica Frosch, Kelly Knight, Michelle Breen, Heather Roozee, Mackensie Murphy, Cat Opson. Coordinator – Cheryl Purcell.

 

 

15-topprofessionalstylists-768x6142015

Top Ten – Karen Tucker, Anne Francis, Jared Lane, Lindsey Dicken, Victor Rosado, Amanda Zeller, Mackensie Murphy, Veronica Frosch, Kelly Knight, Cat Opson. Coordinator – Cheryl Purcell.