Meet the Staff

The MSCC staff has been put together to offer our students a wide variety of knowledge that has been gained over several years in various areas of the animal industry. Staff members have previous experience working in veterinary practices, grooming salons, mobile grooming vans, shelters, training and handling, and doggy daycares. MSCC staff members also attend continuing education seminars located across the country several times a year to ensure that they are up to date on new trends in the industry.


Amber Slater ICMG - Director/Lead Instructor

Amber is the Director/Lead Instructor and has been with the school since 1998. Amber has worked in veterinary hospitals, boarding kennels, grooming salons, and mobile grooming. In September 2011, Amber completed all of her written and hands-on testing to become an International Professional Certified Master Groomer with the IPG. Amber is also certified in Canine and Feline CPR.


Caitlin Flick - Instructor/Media Specialist

Caitlin is an Instructor/Media Specialist and has been with MSCC since 2011. She has been showing dogs with the AKC since 2002 competing in both Breed competition and Junior Showmanship with her Border Collies. Caitlin is certified in Salon Details and the Non-Sporting Group with the IPG as well as Canine and Feline CPR.


Haley Butterwick- Instructor

Haley is an Instructor at MSCC. She has always loved animals and started out by working at the humane society until she decided to pursue a career in pet grooming. When she attended MSCC, her potential was recognized and she was invited to stay on as a groomer to develop her skills and love of breed profile trims and hand scissoring. In 2018 she started instructing full time and is currently working on certifying and becoming a competitive groomer.


Rayanne Sipka - Instructor

Rayanne is an Instructor at MSCC. After many years in the medical field, her love of animals led her to change professions. After graduating from MSCC, she worked at a salon offering grooming, daycare, and boarding. In 2017 she returned to MSCC where she loves working with the students and animals. She is currently working towards certification.