Jay Scruggs began his grooming and competition career in 1993. He has been a member of GroomTeam USA in 1999, 2000, and 2001.
Jay was the number one ranked pet stylist for the competition year 2001, also the first male groomer to hold the number one ranking.
He has won multiple Best in Show and Best All Around awards. His biggest accomplishment has been helping Groom Team win the gold medal in the 2001 World Groom Team Championships, in Calgary, Canada.
He followed up the team competition by winning Best in Show with a Standard Poodle.
Jay and his wife Michelle own Here Comes the Groom, a mobile grooming salon in Germantown, Tennessee. Jay is also the national spokesperson for Coat Handler Shampoo products.