USA Diving’s Athletes' Advisory Council is elected every four years by eligible athletes.This Committee develops the processes and procedures
for elections, solicits and vets nominations, and conducts the elections in partnership with the staff of USA Diving.

Emily Bretscher

Andrew Capobianco 

Joey Cifelli

Brittany Viola Gonzalez

Mory Gould

Ryan Hawkins

TBD (also USA Diving's alternate representative on the USOPC Athletes' Advisory Council)

Jack Matthews

Sophie McAfee

Lauren Reedy (also USA Diving's representative on the USOPC Athletes' Advisory Council)

Carolina Sculti

Max Showalter

 

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The USOPC Athletes’ Advisory Council is responsible for broadening communication between the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee and active athletes and serves as a source of input and advice to the USOPC board of directors. The mission of the AAC is “to communicate the interests and protect the rights of athletes, in cooperative support of the USOPC achieving its mission.”

 

Athlete Ombuds 

 

The Office of the Athlete Ombuds offers independent, confidential advice to elite athletes regarding their rights and responsibilities in the Olympic and Paralympic Movement, and assists athletes with a broad range of questions, disputes, complaints and concerns.

Phone:                 719-866-5000

Email:                  ombudsman@usathlete.org

Website:            usathlete.org

 

 

 

Athlete Ombuds Confidentiality and Privacy Policy:

(A) In general.—The Office of the Athlete Ombuds shall maintain as confidential any information communicated or provided to the Office of the Athlete Ombuds in confidence in any matter involving the exercise of the official duties of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds.(B) Exception.—The Office of the Athlete Ombuds may disclose information described in subparagraph (A) as necessary to resolve or mediate a dispute, with the permission of the parties involved.(C) Judicial and administrative proceedings.—(i) In general.—The ombudsman and the staff of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds shall not be compelled to testify or produce evidence in any judicial or administrative proceeding with respect to any matter involving the exercise of the duties of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds.(ii) Work product.—Any memorandum, work product, notes, or case file of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds—(I) shall be confidential; and(II) shall not be—(aa) subject to discovery, subpoena, or any other means of legal compulsion; or(bb) admissible as evidence in a judicial or administrative proceeding. (D) Applicability.—The confidentiality requirements under this paragraph shall not apply to information relating to—(i) applicable federally mandated reporting requirements;(ii) a felony personally witnessed by a member of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds;(iii) a situation, communicated to the Office of the Athlete Ombuds, in which an individual is at imminent risk of serious harm; or(iv) a congressional subpoena.