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Certified Judges

The World Axe Throwing League is proud to showcase our first group of Certified Judges! WATL Certified judges are held to the highest standard in understanding and implementing our rules when overseeing sanctioned events such as leagues, tournaments, qualifiers, and more. Certified Judges allow venues to organize and run these sanctioned events to the highest standards and best practices.

WATL Judges are:

WATL Judges are:

  • Certified by WATL 
  • Always up-to-date with the latest rules & changes
  • Able to officially run WATL sanctioned Leagues
  • Have the ability to help in WATL sanctioned Tournaments, including the World Axe Throwing Championship
  • Have a deep understanding of the rules for:
    • Standard (Hatchet)
    • Big Axe
    • Duals
  • Can conduct Qualifying Throws (Open & Closed) for Major and Televised Tournaments
  • Able to renew or up-date the Certified Judge standing in future years when rule changes occur
  • Serve as a substitute that may assist other venues in hosting Leagues or Tournaments

Summary of Judges

471

Judges (and counting!)

3

Continents

The full list of WATL Judges:

List updated once quarterly. Current as of February 16, 2021.

  • Aaron Post
  • Aaron Rasor
  • Abigail  Sprague
  • Adam James
  • Adam Kean 
  • Adonna Disbrow
  • Aidan Fischer
  • AJ Hughes
  • Alan Ferry
  • Alan Sean Rameika
  • Alex Martin
  • Alexander W. Spurdens
  • Alicia Kulikowski
  • Alison Fawthrop
  • Amanda J Trowbridge
  • Amanda Katherine Rickenbaugh
  • Amber Nicole Lamb 
  • Amber Smith
  • Amy Holzgrafe
  • Anabel Garza
  • Andre Jokiel
  • Andrew Lord Wolf
  • Andrew Moss
  • Angela Jenson
  • Anna Losse
  • Anna Mae Obrecht
  • Anthony Kechter
  • Anthony Szymkowiak
  • Ardith Peper
  • Ari Metzler
  • Ariana Hayes
  • Aric Anderson
  • Ashley Bower
  • Ashley Dotson
  • Ashly Thompson
  • Austin Frederick
  • Bailey Meister
  • Baltazar Enriquez
  • Barbara Edmonds
  • Barry Coombes
  • Ben Cabral 
  • Ben Jones
  • Ben Wiemholt
  • Benjamin Fountain
  • Benjamin Fowler
  • Benjamin Gaddy
  • Benjamin Hill
  • Betsy Chilcoat
  • Bird Durrant
  • Bradley A Lofquist
  • Brandon Beebe
  • Brandon Johnson
  • Brendena Kyles
  • Brett Williamson
  • Brettly Florence
  • Brian Buchanan
  • Brian Fernandez
  • Brian Husband
  • Brittany Dick 
  • Brock Gruenberg
  • Bruce Baker
  • Bryce Paden
  • Cameron Ryan Head
  • Caressa Gentile
  • Carly Kammerer
  • Carol Twomey-O’Brien
  • Casey Neyens
  • Cassie Wiemholt
  • Cecily Wilson
  • Chase Wyckwood
  • Cherie McCorvey
  • Chris Bodoh 
  • Chris Campbell
  • Chris Senior
  • Christi Ellis
  • Christi Esparza
  • Christian Jones
  • Christopher A. Rochefort
  • Christopher Don Krob
  • Christopher Engel
  • Cj Green
  • Clayton Fawthrop
  • Clifton T Wilson
  • Cloe Lobdell
  • Colby Dean
  • Cole Donald Estrem
  • Colin Fitzgerald
  • Colin Talbot
  • Collin Michelin
  • Collin Welker
  • Conner Calvert 
  • Connor Moon Anderson
  • Connor N. Willett
  • Connor Winn
  • Corben Decker
  • Corey Ziegler
  • Cynthia Page
  • Dakota pederson
  • Dale Musick
  • Daniel Adam Koehler
  • Daniel Brynildsen
  • Daniel Lee Baker
  • Daniel Murray 
  • Daniel Strumpf
  • Danielle Maroney
  • Dannielle Sharp
  • Danny Hamilton
  • David Allen Gann
  • David Allen Gann
  • David Carnes
  • David G Corley
  • David Ivey II
  • David J Douglass Jr
  • David Kulikowski
  • David Lembo
  • David Schechner
  • Dean Lapointe
  • Deena Caladrino
  • Dennis Cocca
  • Devan Watanabe
  • Dialyn Thelen
  • Dimitri Karakis
  • Dorian Mirasola
  • Dorothy Winter
  • Drew Losse
  • Dru Stoeffler Hoogerwerd
  • Dustin S Mantz
  • Dustin Sheehan
  • Dustin Vaughan
  • Dustin Vermast
  • Dylan Baker
  • Earl Schultz
  • Elijah King
  • Elizabeth Grace Kriel
  • Ella Campbell
  • Emily-Jae Lake
  • Emma Underwood
  • Eric Schiesl
  • Erich Mitchell
  • Erik Flick
  • Erika Brynildsen 
  • Erika Poulter
  • Erin Thering
  • Ethan Turner
  • Evan Marcrum
  • Evan Sparkman
  • Fynnlan Ridge
  • Gabriel Rowell 
  • Gabrielle Gagne
  • Gary White
  • George Micheal Bessy
  • Gwen McIntyre
  • Hayden Brown
  • Heather Dratwa
  • Hector G Gallardo
  • Helen Christensen
  • Ian Anderson
  • Isaac Rice
  • Ivan Puig
  • Jack Cronin
  • Jacob Savageau
  • Jaime Xavier Cortinas
  • Jake Braman
  • James A. Meyer
  • James Backmann
  • James Bisset (Jeb)
  • James David Hoselton
  • James Soule
  • James Waldrop
  • Jared Holmes
  • Jared Paul D’Andrea 
  • Jarkko Harkonen
  • Jarrett Jokiel
  • Jason Doepke 
  • Jason Hunter
  • Jason Kearney
  • Jason Lake
  • Jay Charlebois 
  • Jayden 
  • Jeff Morford
  • Jeffery Harrington
  • Jelle Tamminga
  • Jena Storms
  • Jenna Belcher
  • Jennifer Gaddy
  • Jennifer Louise Cade
  • Jennifer Nesselhaus
  • Jeremy Rowan
  • Jerry Curtis Lawson
  • Jesse Merritt
  • Jessica Hamm
  • Joe Higgins
  • Joe Lampp
  • Joe Ritacco
  • Joey Gastorf
  • Johanna Jucutan
  • John Binks
  • John Cronin
  • John Doepke
  • John Hout
  • Johnathan Taylor
  • Jon Dufore
  • Jonathan Charles Russell Glessner
  • Jonathan Jolley
  • Jonathan Malashevich
  • Jonathan Tran
  • Jonathon Tiller
  • Joni Daley
  • Jordan M Balota
  • Joseph Evan Stuart
  • Joseph Finn
  • Joseph Hammack
  • Joseph J Rempe
  • Joseph Kucia
  • Josh Jelinek
  • Josh Wilson
  • Joshua Aaron Uehlin
  • Joshua Crews
  • Joshua Horner
  • Joshua Michael Chandler
  • Joshua Taylor
  • Joshua Thomas Edlin
  • Joshua Wilbanks
  • Jucque Bayawa
  • Jürgen Rosenthal
  • Justin Caldarelli
  • Justin Keller
  • Justin Ryan Hansen
  • Justin T. LaCroix
  • Kacey Jennings
  • Kalebh Brehmer
  • Katie Casida
  • Kellan Jeffrey Feyerharm
  • Ken Siu
  • Kenaniah Saunders
  • Kenneth Smith
  • Kermit Eli Barker
  • Kevin Green
  • Kevin Guzman
  • Kieran O’donoghue
  • Kraemer Simmonds
  • Krista Mackie
  • Kristina Nadzam
  • Kristyn Muller
  • Kyle Bower
  • Kyle Durrant
  • Kyle Rickenbaugh
  • Kyle Sims
  • Kyndle Lea Smith
  • LeighAnn Brocious 
  • Leslie Wellman
  • Lisa De La Rosa
  • Lisa Gardner
  • Lloyd Bombell
  • Logan Shawn Joseph Dean
  • Lorie Lofquist
  • Lorie Park
  • Louka Maurin
  • Luke C. Brewer
  • Luke Driver
  • Lyzni Ratcliff
  • Mackenzie G Stoughton 
  • Magnum Leo Pina
  • Manny Kohl
  • Marissa Esposito
  • Mark “Magnus” Judisch
  • Mark Aley
  • Mark Jelencic
  • Mark Mayfield
  • Mark Mirasol
  • Marshall W Martin
  • Matt Bird
  • Matt Dawe
  • Matt Keller
  • Matt Wieners
  • Matthew Bartnicki
  • Matthew Bradshaw
  • Matthew David Lalka
  • Matthew Dixon
  • Matthew Roper
  • Matthew Rowe
  • Matthew Smith 
  • Matthew Smith 
  • Mauranda Dalziel
  • Max Moorman
  • Melissa Anne Parker
  • Melody Rohaly
  • Mia Troy
  • Michael Citro
  • Michael Dante Colamarino
  • Michael Dixon
  • Michael Gleissner
  • Michael McCormick
  • Michael Morehouse Jr
  • Michael Moss
  • Michael Pastelak
  • Michael T. Swauger
  • Michael Theodorou
  • Michael Warren Gordineer
  • Michaela Cree
  • Michelle Lynn Titschinger
  • Mike Mariolle
  • Mike Morton
  • Monique Gotcher
  • Morgan Blackburn
  • Morgan Douglas Haines
  • Nathaniel D Sharman 
  • Nicholas Aaron Doane
  • Nicholas Brooks
  • Nicholas Owen
  • Nick Hayes
  • Nicolas Knox
  • Nicole Guite
  • Nicollette I Pesqueira-Diaz
  • Nikki Montero
  • Pamela Migliore
  • Patrick John Fry
  • Paul Haupt
  • Paul Kieffer
  • Paul Tovar jr 
  • Peter Allen
  • Phillip Dahlager
  • Rachel House
  • Rachel Ridlen
  • Rachel Rowell
  • Raeleigh Carman
  • Ragnar Olafson
  • Raja Nittianandan
  • Ramona Lisa Wicht
  • Ray James
  • Raymond “Stingray” Dales
  • Raymond Province
  • Rebecca Corley
  • Rebecca Pastelak 
  • Rebecca Richardson
  • Richard Langseth
  • Rick Porter
  • Robert Dygert
  • Robert Scammon
  • Robert White
  • Robin Ruth Luce-Province
  • Rochele Beard
  • Roger Melendrez
  • Ross Burniston
  • Ross Ericksen
  • Roze Jessica Spencer
  • Russell Cook
  • Ryan Cantara
  • Ryan Coombs 
  • Ryan Gibson
  • Ryan Isaacson
  • Ryan Maybriar
  • Ryan Smit
  • Ryschaea Storm McNally
  • Sabrina Benson
  • Sabrina Malik
  • Sam Carter
  • Sammi Lake
  • Sara Gerke
  • Sara Kight
  • Sara Ruder
  • Sarah Rich
  • Sarah Roxanne Sumrall
  • Sarah Sed
  • Savanah Sheets
  • Savannah Waye
  • Scot Gotcher
  • Scott Biddle
  • Scott Christensen
  • Scott Emerson Phillips 
  • Scott Miller
  • Scott Sawyer
  • Scott St Clair
  • Sean Hout
  • Sebastian Novoa
  • Shane Dalziel
  • Shane Grob
  • Shane Ryan Funke
  • Shane Shepard
  • Shane Stephens
  • Shannon Humiston
  • Shaun R Thrush
  • Shawn Carpenter
  • Shawn Thresher
  • Sheridan Brooks Perrin
  • Sloane Johnson 
  • Spencer Meyer
  • Stephanie Deterding
  • Stephanie Foster
  • Stephen Latza
  • Steve Middleton
  • Steven Cornelsen 
  • Steven Greene
  • Stjepan Richtaritsch
  • Storm Morales
  • Tabitha Fisher
  • Tamara Herzner
  • Tami O’Grady
  • Taylor Lynn Herzog
  • Ted Darr
  • Tesia Webb
  • Tessa Evans
  • Thomas Ellis
  • Thomas J Corey
  • Tiffany Fatima
  • tim Cockrum
  • Tim Peterson
  • Timothy Valliere
  • Tina Harrington
  • Tobias Macera
  • Tom Nelson
  • Tomi Kekkonen
  • Tony Barrale
  • Tony D Paquin
  • Traci Nicole White
  • Tracy Czwojdak 
  • Tracy Musick
  • Trent Lilly
  • Trenton Clines
  • Tyler Clegg
  • Tyler Lalka
  • Tyler Martin
  • Tyson Gadell
  • Victoria Abigale Cole
  • Vincent  Preteroti
  • Vincent Prater
  • Vinny Correia
  • Wade Wicht
  • Walden Cox
  • Will Craig
  • William Chauncey Maddock
  • William E. Wissinger
  • William Henry Walker
  • William Morrison
  • William Shaffer
  • Willie Trowbridge
  • Wyatt Arp
  • Yasmine Imani Cannady
  • Zachary Allen Fisher
  • Zachary Jones
  • Zachary Silva

Interested in becoming a WATL Certified judge too? The program is open to the public! You do not have to be employed at a venue to participate and receive the certification. In order to apply and participate in the WATL Judge Certification program, click on the button below. Our team will send you an invoice for $85 USD; upon payment, we’ll then send you a link to complete the Judge Certification Quiz.

Upon successful completion of the quiz, you’ll be sent a certificate with your name and date of completion, signifying that you are a WATL Certified Judge. With this certification, you will be able to run and manage sanctioned events as an official who clearly understands the rule sets and expectations of WATL to the highest standard. If you’re designated as the official for your leagues, you will have the ability to adjudicate calls for the sanctioned event you are running.