Benefits

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Why join TFAA? In addition to contributing to the unified voice of track & field athletes and industry influencers who are directly impacting the future of track & field, you receive important benefits that help you improve business conditions, raise performance levels and promoting and contributing to the high caliber of national and international professional track & field competitions.

Join the TFAA Today!TFAA is proud to provide members with a host of benefits and here’s just a sample of TFAA membership benefits. See upcoming programs here:

Personal branding/Media/PR webinars

  • Best practices for professional athlete branding in cyberspace and real life
  • How to attract the right kind of media attention
  • What to do when you attract the wrong kind of media attention
  • Getting exposure for your community and charitable activities

Contracts webinars

  • What every professional track & field athlete should know about contract terms
  • Types of contracts every professional track & field athlete should have
  • Avoiding professional track & field athletes contract disputes
  • Best practices for professional track & field athletes in handling contract disputes

Professional development webinars

  • What every professional track & field athlete should know about being your own business
  • Best practices for professional track & field athletes to select your business team
  • Best practices for managing your professional track & field career

Legal services & legal referrals

  • Knowing your rights as a professional track & field athlete
  • Review of professional track & field athlete contracts
  • Representation of professional track & field athletes in eligibility and disciplinary arbitration and administrative hearings (pro bono services based upon income eligibility)
  • Referrals to qualified attorneys for representation of professional track & field athletes in eligibility and disciplinary arbitration and administrative hearings (discounted for non-pro bono services)

Sexual assault prevention webinars

  • Best practices for professional track & field athlete prevention of sexual assault
  • Best practices for professional track & field athlete bystander actions to prevent sexual assault
  • Best practices for professional track & field athlete reporting of sexual assault
  • Best practices for professional track & field athlete response to allegations of sexual assault

Dispute resolution services

  • Mediation and negotiation on behalf of professional track & field athletes involved in sport-related or track & field industry disputes
  • Best practices for professional track & field athlete responses to contract and other industry disputes
  • Mediation and arbitration services for professional track & field athletes

United States Tax webinars

  • What every professional track & field athlete should know about your tax obligations as a business of one
  • What every professional track & field athlete should know about the tax consequences of benefits and payments you receive from your federation or event/race director
  • Tax planning for every professional track & field athlete

Escrow agent services (prize money)

  • Negotiated prize money escrow agent services (with TFAA banking service provider)

TFAA Book Club/Book Discount

And much more!

Note: Some benefits are offered to professional athlete members only.

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