“Trying to succeed in both elite sport and education is not easy. Training and competing whilst studying for a degree is challenging. The TASS team at Oxford Brookes have helped me by providing extra strength and conditioning and a wide range of lifestyle support. Knowing there is ready access to an excellent support team is really important.”Ellie Brown, Sailing, Oxford Brookes University.
“TASS has helped me to continue to develop as an athlete with financial support helping me to fund tournaments. The support from Loughborough has helped me to continue to improve in many crucial areas off the badminton court. ”Greg Mairs
Badminton, Loughborough University .
“For me it was the feeling there was a support system that was really important. Things such as assistance towards training costs and physio also made a huge difference. ”Helen Glover TASS 2007/08
Women’s Pair World Champion 2013 & 2014, London 2012 gold medallist
The Sport England Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme is a unique government backed partnership between talented young athletes, educational institutions and national governing bodies of sport.
Sport England TASS provides athletes with a tailored package of Core Services including strength & conditioning, education & lifestyle support, physiotherapy, sport psychology, nutrition and sports medicine.
The athletes also receive a sport specific personal award to be used towards training, coaching and competition expenses.
We support over 400 athletes aged over 16 years who are currently in education whilst competing at England Talent level in their sport.
Sport England TASS awards are annual and run from 1st September to 31st August. Nominations are made by the individual sporting national governing bodies and the core services are delivered at TASS Accredited Centres throughout England.
30 sports are covered by the Scheme.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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