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Sport England TASS Helping Talent
shine in education and sport

“TASS has given me a lot of support allowing me to develop further. I could prepare for competitions well with the S&C sessions as well as being able to fund them; this allowed me to travel abroad and gain experience”

Olivia Piechota, Judo, University of East London.
Rachel  Davies - Gymnastics

“TASS has given me valuable additional support which has enhanced my gymnastics training. I have benefitted from the strength and conditioning coaching, as well as enjoying it. The use of the gym facilities (outside of my regular training) has been an added bonus. My Lifestyle coordinator is a great mentor offering sound advice and guidance. All in all, the experience has been very worthwhile”

Rachel Davies
Gymnastics, Durham University.
Women’s Pair World Champion 2013 & 2014, London 2012 gold medallist

“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.

What Does Sport England TASS Offer?

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.

Who is Eligible?

We support over 400 athletes aged over 16 years who are currently in education whilst competing at England Talent level in their sport.

How Do We Offer It

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 info@tass.gov.uk

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