A federal non-profit organization based out of Georgia, Throw 1 Deep is a club designed to support high school student-athletes earn a college scholarship by teaching a healthy and world-class lifestyle, while providing a FUNdamental environment that engenders hard and focused work combined with proper teachnique and strength training. Mike Judge, who founded the club in 1999, graduated from the University of Georgia(UGA) and, as a full track and field scholarship athlete, held both the shot put and javelin records at UGA. Coach Judge is a Level 3 USATF Certified Coach, IAAF Level 5 Certified Coach, and teaches both Level 1 and Level 2 USATF Coaches Education. Coach Mike’s primary goal is to get college scholarships for as many high school student-athletes as possible each year.
The club has assisted over 105 student-athletes earn college scholarships. Many of these scholarships are to schools including University of Georgia, Auburn University, University of Alabama, Harvard, Georgia Southern University, Notre Dame, Princeton, Clemson, Louisville, University of Southern California, Indiana State, University of Florida, Penn State, and the list goes on. The success of the club hinges on the determination and work ethic of its athletes and coaches. In addition to college scholarships, the club has produced some of the top athletes in the country. Since 1999, Coach Mike has coached close to 200 high school All-Americans, 21 National Champions, 27 National Runner-Ups, and 3 National high school records.