The Talent Optimization Program (T.O.P) is a local athlete & coach support program developed by Edmonton Track and Field Council, Athletics Alberta and the University of Alberta with support from the 2001 Athletics Legacy Foundation Board.
The T.O.P supports identified athletes between the ages of 14-35 throughout their path to competing at the national and international level. By providing athletes & coaches with an integrated support team (IST), athletic education, funding opportunities; the T.O.P aims to identify, develop and support high performance athletes and coaches while simultaneously developing lifelong ambassadors of the sport.
Athlete Support Documents
- 2018/2019 TOP Athlete Funding Policy & Standards - Updated as of August.16, 2018.
- Athlete T.O.P Application Form: Application deadline is October 30th, 2018.
- Athlete Agreement Form
- Coach Agreement Form
- Athlete Nomination Form