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Creating a community where everyone is valued and supported within our sport.


We will

  • Invest in athlete and coach development structures
  • Develop excellence – a focus on long term athlete and coach development
  • Recruit & support officials to remain active
  • Ensure athletics is a safe and inclusive sport for all
  • Continue to forge strong links with Disability Sport Wales
  • Recognise and value the contribution made by active volunteers
  • Bring new people from all backgrounds into our athletics family

How will we measure success?

  • Growth in active membership - Targets of 20,000 affiliated members, 4000 licenced and active coaches/Run Leaders, and 600 licenced officials by 2026
  • Improve retention rates across the sport - in particular between junior age groups, reducing drop out between age groups to below 15%
  • Number of coaches engaging with Regional and National Development Programmes
  • 50% of clubs achieving ‘In Sport’ accreditation
  • Ensure 80% completion rates for all coach and official’s education
  • Monitoring specific supporting demographics to help increase membership diversity in all areas of the sport

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