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Gretchen Colwell (Donegal HS) - Shot Put,  IUP Thrower - PSAC Champion Hammer & Weight, Coached 2 District Champions in shot & multiple state qualifiers

Frank Squibb - Shot put, USAT&F Level II Throws, Throws coach Bensalem HS, 12 years Head Throws coach Widener University. 

Glenn Thompson (Shippensburg University) - Shot Put Rotational, Coached Joe Kovacs (2015 World Champ), Ryan Whiting (2012,2014 WC), 6 PIAA records, 16 PIAA championships
Warren Taylor (Thaddeus Stevens) - Discus Throw, 22 NJCAA III All-Americans (15 in throws), 11 time USATF National Masters Champ

Bill Witt - Discus, Spent 30 years as Director of John Powell Throws camp, 34 years coaching at Collegiate and HS, Coach state champs and at Olympic Trials Qualifiers

Sean Furey - Javelin Throw, 2012 US Olympic Team, 3x US National Champion, PR of 271-5

Jeff Glass - Javelin Throw, Former McCaskey & Univ. of Tenn. Thrower, 2x NCAA Championship Qualifier, High School PR of 221-0, College PR of 242-8

Brittany Hartman (Millersville University) - Javelin Throw, Coached multiple All Americans (Javelin, Shot) and PSAC Conference Champions (Hammer, Shot) as well as all time record holder in shot, hammer and weight.

John Kotchmar (Tamaqua HS) - Javelin Throw, Coached multiple PIAA State Javelin Champions, Produced a PIAA State javelin medalist for last 12 years

Scott Krall (Cocalico HS)  - Javelin Throw, 15yrs at the HS level, 5 athletes have won PA State Championships in the throws

Bing Purcell (Bloomsburg HS) - Javelin Throw, Track/Javelin Coach for over 20 yrs, Coached numerous Medalists/Champions at the High School/Collegiate level

John Walsh (Elizabeth Forward HS) - Javelin Throw, Coached 3 USATF National Champions, Coached multiple WPIAL Champions, Coached multiple PIAA State Champions and Medalists

Troy Herr – Hammer & Weight, Multiple Master’s National Champion Titles in hammer & weight, Former #2 World ranking in Master’s Highland Games