Senior Talent Programme

Jona Efoloko, Zharnel Hughes, Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake and Ojie Edoburun. Team England male relay team

Aiming to support athletes representing England at Senior International Level

The England Senior Programme aims to support senior English athletes who have the realistic potential to compete for Team England at the Commonwealth Games in Victoria, Australia in 2026, progress to the British Athletics World Class Programme and gain selection for senior Great Britain and Northern Ireland Teams in the coming years. The programme runs from 1st December 2022 until 30th November 2023.

England Athletics Senior Programme 2022 to 2023

The Senior Programme aims to assist in the support and develop Senior England International athletes and coaches, to help prepare athletes for international competition, and to share knowledge and best practice. Delivery will be through a programme that will involve:

  • Athlete and coach training camps in England
  • Invitation to overseas training camps
  • Coach webinars, masterclasses, and conferences
  • Small team international opportunities
  • Dedicated Point of Contact (POC) for the programme
  • Mentor support via Talent Event Leads (where appropriate)


There are two levels of support on the England Senior Programme:

  1. Commonwealth Games Programme – This two-tier programme offers a bespoke level of support services and camp-based training support for athletes who competed in the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games and achieved a top 8 finish
  2. Senior Talent Programme – This programme offers camp-based training support and an education curriculum (where required) for athletes who achieved a performance standard in 2022

Get in touch

To find out more about the Senior Programme, please contact your Event Group Lead: