Elite Athlete Testimonials

Many emerging Olympic Track & Field athletes in our country depend on the support of the USA Track & Field Foundation to be able to financially support themselves.  The Foundation is changing lives and making it possible for these athletes to commit their efforts to the sport full-time.

had a wonderful time, words can not express my gratitude. From the time I arrived from the time I left it was a great experience. The crew was extremely nice, and very welcoming. It made me feel very comfortable, and excited. Thank you so much for this experience. It was not only a great experience,(…)

Stephanie Smith
Elite Athlete

Had a fantastic time today with Health Teacher and the Upstream2012 conference here in Nashville! Wonderful program & great group of people!

Joanna Hayes
Elite Athlete

I am so grateful for being named a recipient of the latest training grant. I spent a month training with Coach Fischer in San Diego before US Indoors then hit an all-time indoor PR at the meet. I am very happy with the progression of my season and see big benefits from training with him.(…)

I want to thank you for the grant approval; this is a tremendous blessing! The Foundation is a supportive group to help give way to many athletes like myself. This grant will provide a wide scope of opportunity for me to maintain an elite-level of athletic ability. I look forward to the remainder of the(…)

Thank you SO MUCH for believing in me enough to award me one of your grants! I am so lucky to have you guys on my side. I even added yall to my sponsors on my website since yall have given me so much over the past couple years.

Just wanted to pass along my gratitude for being awarded the grant again. The Foundation folks are incredible. The funding will help me out tremendously this season.