About the Author

Nicholas grew up in the small country town of Urbana, Ohio.  Upon graduating from high school, he immediately joined the US Marine Corps.  During his time in the Marine Corps, he was stationed at Camp Pendleton, California.  He also lived in Okinawa, Japan and spent seven months in Fallujah, Iraq where his unit was the first to go into the city for seven long months of combat operations.  Nicholas received the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for his heroic actions in Fallujah.  After getting out of the Marine Corps, he was hired to do executive protection for one of the most well known celebrities in the country.  After a couple years of this, he was hired by a federal law enforcement agency doing executive protection.  Now, Nicholas resides in Woodbridge, Virginia where he works as a consultant for the government and operates his highly successful dog training business Off-Leash K9 Training that currently has four locations and rapidly growing. 

To see some of Nicholas’ work, visit his website at Off Leash K9 Training