You've spent years training in track and field and competing for your high school. The time has come to make sure all of that hard work pays off. Last year over 145,000 student athletes received athletic scholarships that helped them pay for their college degree. For many, it can mean the difference between getting a college degree and having to put that dream on hold.

If you would like to be a competitor for one of the numerous men'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 front of 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 getting a men's track and field scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown Nationwide for Track And Field
Average Number of Athletes 27
Total Number of Athletes 8,681
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $542
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $14,736
Total Full Time Head Coaches 25
Total Part Time Head Coaches 520
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 12
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 1,235
Average Total Revenue $51,744
Average Total Expenses $55,881

Use the men'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 male athletes are on men's track and field teams around the U.S., which can help you see how competitive the recruiting process is. The more positions there are the more opportunities you have for making it on a college track and field team.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to just how much colleges are spending on average for each player on a men's track and field team for things which are necessary including uniforms and equipment. The amount a college invests in you as a player can help determine how important they feel you're to the track and field team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they give 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 will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of men's track and field programs, facilities and training staff at colleges across the nation. The more colleges spend the better quality you can expect.

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

Average Total Revenue: The more money colleges could make off their men's track and field programs the more likely they are to expand them. When men's track and field programs are more profitable and popular colleges will spend more in their current programs and other colleges will create 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 a growing interest in promoting and expanding men's track and field teams? Are colleges aggressively recruiting men's track and field players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will provide you with a good idea of how much colleges around the United States are investing in men'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 are aware of the national statistics see how the different divisions compare. Choose a division below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

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