I fully support the USATF Foundation. The additional revenue generated by the Foundation will help expand existing programs and create innovative new ones. Additionally, the Foundation will assist athletes as they pursue their Olympic dreams. Please join me in growing the sport of track & field by making your gift today.
I just wanted to thank you for awarding Bell Oaks Upper Elementary School a USATF Foundation Youth Grant. With your grant, we were able to purchase new, real uniforms and compete in 9 meets. The kids felt much more confident and excelled more this year. Thank you so much!
Kibwe Johnson is one of the nation’s top hammer throwers. Recently, Kibwé earned USA Outdoor Championships in 2011, 2012, and 2014, and he represented the USA for the London Olympics, where he made it all the way to the final. In 2011, he set the Pan American Games record for a throw (80.31m/263ft 5.8in), which stands as the best throw by a US athlete since 2000.
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. To continue on my trajectory, I plan to travel to San Diego more often this spring and the Grant will be key in allowing me to do so. Thus, the Foundation is playing an essential role in my performance. I can’t thank you enough!
WOW is the word that comes to mind just thinking about how much the Foundation has helped me in this and other years, and in supporting me in this Dream that is now coming true! The Olympian grant bonus is a blessing, enabling my coach to join me in Beijing. Thank you so much again.
Oh my goodness! Thank you so much!!! I am so excited! I’ve already spoken with our Town treasurer and have set up an account for the grant funds and expenditures. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for expenditure information at any time! We are all so excited to start our Track season next week (our youth have been talking about Track since February!)…and are even more excited by the possibilities provided by your grant support! Thank you so much!