Nelli Racsko

President and Secretary

Nelli started her dog sport career in Budapest, Hungary in 1984 and have been actively involved ever since. For the past 25 years she has been training her dogs in Los Angeles, California (USA).

Nelli has been a great fan of German Shepherds and started training them at the age of 11 years. Since that she has raised, trained, titled and bred numerous dogs and have competed on national as well as international level with five of them. Nelli has represented her native land (Hungary) at 5 WUSV World Championships with two different dogs. 


Laszlo Brasko

Vice President and Training Director

Laszlo Brasko has been in the dog sport for over 30 years. He has a multitute of experience as a helper as well as other aspects of the dog sport and business, like show dog handling, schutzhund training and breeding. Laszlo is also a certified police dog trainer.  Since joining our club, Laszlo had done a lot of work as a handler, too. While waiting for his Danubius puppy, he has titled two dogs on an assignment from SchH1 to SchH3 and professionally handled several of our dogs at the 2010 Regional Conformation Show in Malibu, CA. His current dogs are SG Maya v. Danubius IPO3, FH2, KKL and Renzo v. Danubius. 




Alan Tippie


Alan has always been fond of animals, and dogs in particular.  As a child, his father, brother and he bred and trained beagles for hunting.   Later he experimented with other breeds like vizslas, afghan hounds, rottweilers, and English bulldogs.  But for the last 20 years he has been a loyal fan of German Shepherd dogs.

When not contributing valuable time and support to Danubius Schutzhund Club, Alan focuses on his law practice that specializes in business litigation, business reorganization, financial restructuring and bankruptcy.  As president and managing member of the firm – SulmeyerKupetz – since 1987, he has authority over all aspects of the firm’s practice and operations.