You've spent years practicing track and field and contending for your high school. Now is the time to make sure all of that work pays off. Last year over 145,000 student athletes received athletic scholarships that helped them finance their higher education. For many, it can mean the difference between receiving a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you want to be a contender for one of the numerous women's track and field scholarships available to student athletes you have to know which schools to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in contact with them. In some cases, joining a network of student track and field athletes with pre-established access to college coaches can help considerably. AthleticScholarships.com was created to provide these student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited and receiving a women's track and field scholarship.

Women's Track And Field Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics

Detailed Breakdown Nationwide for Track And Field
Average Number of Athletes 21
Total Number of Athletes 7,007
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $601
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $12,722
Total Full Time Head Coaches 8
Total Part Time Head Coaches 84
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 5
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 327
Average Total Revenue $49,246
Average Total Expenses $55,440

Use the women's track and field athletic scholarship information above to find out:

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you about how many female athletes are on women's track and field teams throughout the country, which can help you see how competitive the recruiting process is. The more positions there are the more opportunities you have for getting recruited to a college track and field team.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This describes just how much colleges are spending on average for each player on a women's track and field team for things which are required such as uniforms and equipment. How much a university invests in you as a player should help determine how important they think you're to the track and field team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they offer each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the track and field program up and running. This can give student athletes a good idea of the quality of women's track and field programs, facilities and training personnel at colleges throughout the country. The more colleges invest the greater quality you should expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are necessary to assisting you hone your talent and enable you to stay on track educationally and athletically so you'll be able to keep your track and field scholarship every single year. The more women's track and field coaches there are, the more likely you will be to get one-on-one training and attention that will help you reach your goal of graduating college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money colleges could make off their women's track and field programs the more likely they are to expand them. When women's track and field programs are more profitable and popular colleges will invest more in their current programs and other colleges will establish a new track and field teams to get in on the action. More track and field teams usually means more athletic scholarship opportunities.

Average Total Expenses: Is there an increasing interest in supporting and expanding women's track and field teams? Are colleges actively recruiting women's track and field players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of how much colleges around the United States are investing in women's track and field programs and recruiting players, thus whether or not track and field scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken.

Now that you know the national statistics see how the different divisions compare. Pick a division below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

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