The USOC’s ACE Pivot Program helps athletes who are recently retired or currently exploring retirement better understand themselves and how to navigate the pivot to their next challenge in life following elite sport. The program creates a community of fellow athletes each struggling with transition the support and space to openly discuss the emotional and […]
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:"
The Olympian and Paralympian Business Development Program (OPBDP) is a 12-month program to 24-month program, with two to four six-month rotations through Visa’s functions including but not limited to: Sales, Marketing & Sponsorship, Product, and Strategy. At one of the world’s most powerful brands, you’ll gain unrivaled training and development, mentoring, networking, and leadership exposure. Visa […]
The Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games are returning to Los Angeles in 2028. LA 2028 is looking for great talent to join the team. If you are interested, email email@example.com with the job title in the subject line. Legal: Deputy General Counsel. The Deputy General Counsel will be an integral part of the legal team, […]
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 for the March 2019 session is […]
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 […]
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 […]