TASS – Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

Coleg y Cymoedd are proud to be the only Further Education College in Wales awarded TASS status.

Our TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) Dual Career programme funded in partnership between Coleg y Cymoedd and talented athletes working together to bring the best out of our country’s most exciting young talents.

The TASS programme helps athletes – aged 16-plus – to balance sport, edcuation and lifestyle whilst at Coleg y Cymoedd.

For academic 2022-2023, there are currently 31 student athletes who have been identified and received TASS support.

You can find out more about TASS

What you will receive as a TASS athlete

How do I join the scheme

When you apply for a course at Coleg y Cymoedd, we ask a question during the application form to identify if you are an elite athlete*.

Elite athlete is someone who is currently competing or representing at regional/national or International level in their chosen sport.

Selection Criteria

Must be competing or representing at regional/national or international level in your chosen sport

Sports included – There is no restrictions on the sports included within the scheme, example sports of our current and past learners have been Football, Rugby, Cycling, Karate, Swimming, Weightlifting, Boxing, Fencing, Dance, Kickboxing and many more

Meet the Team

Alun Davies

Performance Lifestyle and Dual Career Adviser

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Meet the learners

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