STF is committed to creating a strong sports media and journalism community. STF members are encouraged to develop professional relationships that support further advancement and professional growth of its members.

The STF mentorship program is a 12 month-long program connecting higher level sports media leaders with various levels of students, entry-level and mid-level sports industry professionals who seek guidance, direction and advice to support their advancement in their careers.

Mentors and mentees are paired based on several factors including, geographic region, gender, career interest and leadership goals.