Do you want to be part of Atlanta sports history, guiding design of the 50th Running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race and the 2020 Olympic Team Trials – Marathon? Would you like to see your art on the start and finish structures of the most prestigious road races in the southeast and on the […]
Life Beyond the Track
It's never too early to get your post-track and field career started. While as an athlete you must be very focused on training, nutrition, rest and competition, it is also important to remember that our window of time to be a world-class athlete is relatively short. Start preparing for your future today.
Here are some resources to get you started:
- AAC's Business of Track & Field Program: AAC Treasurer and Director of Professionalism Lauryn Williams puts on monthly webinars covering topics like making a budget, planning for taxes, working with an agent and more.
- AthleteBiz: AthleteBiz is dedicated to empowering pro track & field athletes who are motivated to be "complete professionals." AthleteBiz can help you with marketing, fundraising, career development and more.
- USOC Athlete Career Education (ACE) Program: The USOC ACE Program provides elite athletes with career, education and life skills resources to support athletic goals and facilitate a successful transition to post-elite competition careers.
- Athletes for Hope: Athletes 4 Hope is a non-profit that works to connect athletes with their local community. Volunteering is a great way to give back and to make good connections in your community!
The latest opportunities "beyond the track:"
APPLICATION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 26 The IWF Leadership Foundation, in partnership with EY, is accepting applications for the fifth annual Women Athletes Business Network (WABN) Mentoring Program. Each year, 25 world-class women athletes are selected for the program by an international panel of EY and IWF advisors. Selected mentees have ambition and passion. IWF provides guidance […]
Members of Team USA can earn a degree and are eligible for a full tuition scholarship through DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management. DeVry offers 40+ degree programs including business, technology, entrepreneurship, and healthcare, available online or in-person at over 30 locations nationwide. The application window is now open through December 21, […]
These opportunities came through the USOC’s ACE Program. UNPAID, REMOTE INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY WITH STARTUP VENTURE CAPITAL GROUP. Calling athletes who want to add a weekly 3-10 hour project-based flexibly remote internship to their resumes. Must be have some knowledge of / interest in learning more about: investment banking, private equity, and financial statements. Math savvy, […]
By taking the insights of world-class experts and athletes, combined with data analytics, technology, and the newest research on peak performance, Valor Performance prepares corporate professionals to successfully navigate a competitive and changing business environment that demands optimal physical, emotional, and mental performance. Valor Performance looking for passionate elite athletes who want to apply the […]
The IAAF is seeking a marketing and web development project manager at its Monaco headquarters. Reporting to the chief information officer, the marketing and web development project manager will oversee several projects and ensure that information concerning their content passes to and from sponsors and stakeholders. The successful candidate will be deeply involved in the elaboration of […]
Stryker, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, is hiring now for Summer 2019 internships. With opportunities across the US, explore the different parts of Stryker’s business through its intern program. Here are a few more details: Full-time, PAID internship Opportunities available in Sales, […]
USOC Pivot Program Workshop ACE is conducting a Pivot Workshop on November 15-16 for retiring and retired athletes looking for their next steps after retiring from their sports. Athletes have found it very useful to discuss issues (personal, work, school, etc.) and receive resources to help them make that difficult transition out of sport. If you […]
Are you an entrepreneur, or hope to be one some day? Apply for the inaugural ACE Business Startup Workshop! The workshop will take place in San Diego, California, November 5-7, 2018, and will be facilitated by ACE supporters Liz and Eric Gasser. The program will begin the evening of November 5th and conclude at noon […]
The Athlete Career and Education (ACE) Business Operations Analyst is responsible for creating and managing business operations for the ACE program, improving program value with use of technology and serving as the ACE Salesforce System Administrator. The Analyst will support the department’s activities including the planning and execution of ACE events as well as develop […]