What Is Throws University?

Throws University is a hub for everything throws coaching, training, and education. Run by Garage Strength owner Dane Miller and former Division 1 throws coach Trevor Stutzman, Throws U is aimed at providing the tools necessary for throwers and coaches to be as successful as possible.

How did we get started?

After having success developing local high school throwers into State Champions and All-Americans, and growing a training group of post-collegiate world-class athletes, we set out to make the training programs and coaching practices that developed our elite throwers accessible to anyone. We found that many coaches across the world hold too tightly to their knowledge of the throws. We disagree with keeping training "secrets" and thus one of our primary goals is to make high-level throws training and education available to anyone who wants it.

What do we provide for athletes?

If you are a thrower, we want to not only help you to throw farther but to educate you on better training methods and better technique so that you can become an all-around master of the sport. We have many options to help you excel in your event. See them below!

For athletes that want the best training available and to be apart of the Throws University Team

Find a number of specific training programs specific to your needs, or sign up for our periodized training subscription!

If you need a critique of your throwing technique, we will make a video review of your throw!

What do we provide for coaches?

Learning how to coach the throwing events can be daunting, and there are a lot of facets to training that seem complex initially, but really have simple core principles behind them. If you want to learn how to coach the shot put and discus or simply want to further your coaching knowledge, we have options for you!

Learn technique, cues, and fundamental practice concepts with our books

Take a deep dive into our training methods with our course options

Where are we located?

Throws U is based out of the gym Garage Strength Sports Performance just outside of Reading, Pennsylvania. At Garage Strength we run high school and elite-level throwing groups. Our onsite training is available to anyone. If you are interested in joining our on-site training group, email gssportsperformace@gmail.com

Coaches

Dane Miller

 Dane has been coaching elite throwers for over 14 years, creating champions at every level including:

  • Two US National Champions​

  • 12 World Team Members

  • Ten 60m discus throwers

  • Two 18.00+ female shot putters and a 21.50+ male shot putter

  • 12 All-Americans

  • 15 State Champions

Dane has pulled his expertise from the best minds in throwing, sports performance, and strength training in the world to develop the most elite training system for throwers at every level.


Dane is also an established USA Weightlifting coach with countless National Champions and World Team members.​ 

Trevor Stutzman

Trevor has coached at every level in collegiate and high school throwing. He has coached All-Americans at the Division 1 and Division 2 levels, and is himself a 3-time Division 3 All-American. He is now the high school throws coach at Garage Strength. In his young coaching career he has already coached:

  • 5 female shot putters over 48 feet

  • 3 female discus throwers over 155 feet

  • 1 National Champion

  • 3 State Champions

  • 4 All-Americans

Trevor studied Nutrition and Dietetics and Exercise Physiology at the Master’s Level

 

Who Have We Coached?

30

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State Champions

38

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All-Americans

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12

World Team Members

and counting...

What Colleges Have we sent throwers to?

With over $3,000,000 in scholarship money!

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and many more...

Our Top Throwers

High School Throwers

! National Champion

* State Champion

Girls Shot Put

53'1"
52'11"
51'4"
51'0"
49'11"
49'9"
48'10"
48'10"
48'2"
45'3"
2020
2021
2020
2018
2021
2021
2016
2019
2019
2016
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Maria Deaviz*
Ashlyn Giles*!
Sarah Marvin*!
Payden Montana*!
Trinity Franklin
Emma Callahan
Emily Stauffer*
Brylie Zeisneiss*
Keeley Suzenski*
Jocelen Ruth

Girls Discus

169'2"
164'11"
160'0"
150'7"
150'7"
150'2"
149'11"
146'6"
144'7"
142'0"
2021
2018
2020
2020
2016
2017
2021
2019
2016
2019
1
2
3
4
4
6
7
8
9
10
Ashlyn Giles*
Payden Montana*
Sarah Marvin*
Maria Deaviz
Jocelen Ruth*
Emily Johns
Jaylee Matthews
Brylie Zeisneiss
Emily Stauffer
Adria Retter

Boys Shot Put

65'7"
65'6"
61'3"
60'3"
60'0"
59'10"
59'5"
59'3"
58'11"
58'9"
2020
2019
2016
2020
2021
2013
2013
2021
2017
2014
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Jeff Kline*
Nick Hyde*
Joe Mundell*
Dustin Hyde*
Leo Maxwell
Jason Coon*
Evan Arnott
J'Ven Williams
Tom Bojalad
Morgan Shigo*

Boys Discus

195'11"
185'10"
185'0"
184'1"
183'6"
180'11"
174'8"
173'10"
171'11"
169'7"
2013
2017
2021
2019
2019
2019
2016
2014
2019
2021
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Evan Arnott*
Tom Bojalad
J'Ven Williams
Brandon George
Leo Maxwell
Joe Kingery*
Joe Mundell*
Morgan Shigo
Dustin Hyde
Rushard Williams*

* World Championship Qualifier

Professional Throwers

Mens Shot Put

21.51
21.14
21.11
20.87
20.19
20.00
S. Africa
S. Africa
Canada
USA
USA
USA
1
2
3
4
5
6
Orazio Cremona*
Jason Van Rooyen*
Tim Nedow*
T'Mond Johnson
Jon Kalnas
Lucas Warning

Mens Discus

67.48
66.69
66.22
63.29
63.20
62.88
60.08
58.90
Samoa
USA
Sweden
USA
USA
Sweden
USA
USA
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Alex Rose*
Sam Mattis*
Niklas Arrehnius*
Legend Boyesen Hayes
Josh Syrotchen
Leif Arrehnius
Noah Kennedy-White
Sam Weeks

Womens Shot Put

19.20
18.89
USA
USA
1
2
Rachel Ratherly
Monique Riddick

Womens Discus

63.30
Nigeria
1
Cici Oneykwere*

Contact

Have questions about camps or events?

Contact us by email at:
throwsuniversity@gmail.com

We are located at:
8832 Allentown Pike
Fleetwood, PA 19522