The USOPC may identify resources for elite athlete support and will determine the standards to qualify for such support.
OTHER KEY ITEMS
Download the Code of Conduct for Internally Managed Sport
The USOPC has the authority to hear and render decisions on administrative grievances, opportunity to participate complaints and disciplinary actions (other than alleged violations of the SafeSport Code). Download the below document for an explanation of the process.
Click here to access the complaint procedures.
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.
Neither U.S. Paralympics nor any U.S. Paralympics athlete, employee, contractor, coach, referee/official, agent, or volunteer may threaten or take action against an athlete for disclosing information to or asking for assistance from the Office of the Athlete Ombuds. The policy of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds can be found here: www.teamusa.org/athlete-ombuds.