Contact:
Tom Jackovic
Executive Director
USATF Foundation
(412) 398-2484

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  • Deployment of screened, trained, charismatic Track & Field Olympians and aspiring Olympians.
  • Connect through schools primarily – elementary, middle & high school – but also YMCAs, Boys & Girls Clubs, and Running Clubs
  • Activation potential of more than 300 athletes, 10,000 schools, 35 metro markets, 3000 running clubs, thousands of road race events, 150,000 USA Track & Field members and millions of children & their parents through face-to-face, Skype, and virtual means
  • All programs are 100% free to the schools, but we will sometimes use a school incentive program to drive progress
    • Achievement in measured use of health curriculum and active engagement of the kids, e.g. desk-side exercises & completed lesson plans will earn the school a Skype session with an Olympic athlete (@ the silver achievement level) and a pep rally and multi-day or multi-week visit and program led by an Olympic athlete (@ the gold achievement level)
  • Program will include:
    • Fun, stimulating exercise, nutrition, life skills curriculum that integrates easily with core subjects (math, science)
    • Healthy living and desk-side exercise videos, featuring elite athletes as instructors, for school use and home use
    • Mobile Apps/Games, e.g. re: bullying
    • Deep breathing web app
    • Athlete blogs and online chats
    • Take home programs for the family and parent newsletters
    • Outcomes measurement including Pre/post tests

If you would like additional information or have any questions, please contact Jack Wickens at runjackw@gmail.com.

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