David Greene

Founder & COO, Training Director

Dog Trainer, David Greene

David Greene, the founder and Chief Operating Officer of Performance K9 Training and Boarding, is recognized nationally and internationally for his sterling talent with dogs. He has represented the USA on four world teams with his dogs placing third and ninth in the world as well as holding the title of a five-time regional champion. His stadium accomplishments in the states and overseas transcend to pet dog training. David specializes in all types of obedience and is regarded for his expertise in aggression cases.

He can help address and solve virtually any dog challenge for pet parents with ease. In addition to receiving world recognition in dog sports, David has trained more than 2,000 dogs in the last 15 years as a professional dog trainer and has worked with high profile clients. Currently, David serves as training director for Thor’s Hope Foundation and is also a student mentor for Animal Behavior College.

Christina MaconeGreene


Christina Macone–Greene is the Chief Executive Officer of Performance K9 Training and Boarding and oversees client relations, marketing, and publicity. Her vision for Performance K9 Training is to offer boutique training and pet accommodations while providing individualized care for both dogs and their pet parents. In the writing and publicity world, Christina is an award-winning writer with more than 1,500 articles published to her credit and secured spots for her clientele on NBC, ABC, Fox News, and KUSI News as well as publications such as MarketWatch, The Hollywood Reporter, The Cut, The San Diego Business Journal, The Rancho Santa Fe Review, and Ranch and Coast Magazine.

She currently serves as board Vice President for Thor’s Hope Foundation in where she was the visionary behind The Firehouse Project. This nonprofit arm gifts peer support dogs to first responders to aid in their occupational stresses. 

Christina also serves as board director for The Country Friends based in Rancho Santa Fe which has gifted $15 million to San Diego-based nonprofits. 

A Loyola Marymount University alumni, Christina achieved membership to The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi when pursuing her graduate studies.


Assistant Manager

Kayla serves Performance K9 Training with great pride as an Assistant Manager with client-centered care. Her keen eye for detail helps ensure efficiency in all aspects of the facility. She works tirelessly to provide pet parents with consistent top-shelf service. Kayla’s collaboration with the front office team and the kennel staff makes a measurable impact when maintaining tailored care for each canine guest.


Trainer / Kennel Attendant

Rebecca’s career shifted when becoming involved in the Schutzhund world with her German Shepherd Dog. Her hobby evolved into a new passion, bringing her to Performance K9 Training and Boarding, where she continues to train with David Greene. She describes the most rewarding part of dog training as witnessing the remarkable transformation of dogs. In particular, dogs that required behavior modification for reactivity issues. 

Rebecca’s invaluable role encompasses overseeing the dogs in her care and working with the kennel and front office teams so that everyone has an exceptional experience at Performance K9 Training and Boarding.