It is our pleasure to welcome you to the Athletes Advisory Committee (AAC) website. This website exists to provide our athletes with the necessary information to help them make informed decisions. AAC is a resources for the athletes to utilize throughout their athletic career. We are committed to protecting the interests and rights of the athletes. If you have any questions, concerns or simply would like to suggest other information be covered on our website, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to serve you.
To get you started, here are some links you may be interested in:
- Who and What is the AAC? – Learn what the mission and goals of the AAC are, and meet the Leadership Team.
- 2017 Annual Meeting notes – What went down at the Annual Meeting? Check out our notes from the General AAC Sessions as well as other committee meetings that AAC athletes attended.
- Calendar – We put together a calendar of important dates, such as competitions, funding and grant application deadlines and more.
- Agents – How much % should my agent take? What should my contract include? How do I keep track of the money I made and the money my agent made? We put together a guide for you.
- Business of Track & Field – Webinars covering a variety of topics related to you being about your business: how to make money in this sport, what do the veteran athletes wish they’d known as rookies, how can I grow my personal brand, and more.
- Elite Athlete Funding & Support – What funding and support is available to you? It’s complicated, but we mapped it out for you.
- Life Beyond the Track – It’s never too early to get started on your post-athletic career. Capitalize on the platform you have now for a better future! We put together some resources to help you do this.
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) – Have a question? It may have already been asked and answered. Check out our FAQ’s, and if you still have questions, contact us.
- Keep in touch – We regularly communicate with the athlete body via a chat app called Slack. Request your invitation to our channel HERE.