Wild West Shootout Nov. 8-10, 2019!

Desert Warriors of the Southwest Mounted Archery
Desert Warriors of the Southwest Mounted Archery

Team Members


Diana Troyk

The owner of the DWSW Course and founder of the club. 

  • Started mounted archery in 2002 at 51
  • Joined MA3 in 2007
  • Founded DWSW in 2010
  • Currently holds HA4
  • Registered highest level instructor
  • A BOD member of MA3  for 7 1/2 years, 4 as President
  • Appeared on History film, “The Secrets of Genghis Khan.”
  • Competed in Korea 7 times, making the US team in 2016 and Hungary in 2017.  Gold, silver and Bronze medalist  in Korea and Brazil and awarded the coveted Warrior Award twice in Korea.
  • Competed all over the world including Poland, Japan, Korea, Hungary and Mongolia and Brazil.   
  • A member of the WHAF (World Horse Archery Federation) in Korea.


BJ Smith

  • Joined DWSW in 2009
  • Currently holds HA1
  • Registered instructor
  • Competed in South Korea in the World Horseback Competition & Brazil
  • Left handed


Erin Troyk

  • Joined the team in 2017
  • Currently holds HA1
  • Sponsored by Tender Belly


Rick Groff

  • Joined DWSW in 2018
  • Currently holds S4
  • DWSW's ranch forman