The Western Australian Throwers Club is, first and foremost a collective voice for coaches, officials and athletes across all clubs and associations within WA, dedicated to the development of the throws disciplines of Track and Field Athletics.

The Western Australian Throwers Club is open to all throwers in WA, including Juniors (13yo+), Para-Athletes, Masters and Opens. Participation from all throwers within the WA Athletics community is welcomed, and equal membership is provided for athletes and coaches competing with WATC or any other club within WA. WATC includes Little Athletics State Champions, WAIS and AIS identified Juniors, Open State Champions, Australian & World Record Holders and Masters World Champions, as well as many who just want to “have a throw”. Members range in age from 13 to 82.


To provide a support network for all throwers, coaches and officials from grass roots to International level, through a united, fair and equitable approach to the throws disciplines of Athletics. We aim to increase the participation of throwers at all levels from grassroots to the international stage.


We value fairness and credibility. We encourage participation in a competitive, educated and supportive manner. Our leaders are our members.


To build a united and educated voice for throwers to the relevant Athletics Associations.

Communicate effectively and regularly with Club members, affiliates and stakeholders implementing effective, appropriate and reliable methods.

Provide support and education to all athletics organisations to increase the effectiveness and skill of administrators, officials and coaching for all throws competitions in Western Australia.

Increase the participation and success of throwers in WA on a local, national and international stage, through increased coordination and skill of coaching and officiating of throws programmes.