Athlete Services

The 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 AAC consists of at least one athlete from each National Governing Body (NGB) which the United States is represented at the Olympic and Pan American Games, eight athletes representing the Paralympic Sport Organizations or NGBs designated to govern a Paralympic sport, and six athletes elected by the AAC to serve at-large, including a chair and two vice chairs.


The USOPC Athletes’ Advisory Council is seeking nominations for its leadership team through Aug. 24, 2020. Click here to learn more  regarding eligibility and how to apply. In addition, the AAC is also seeking nominations for its Athlete Representative Position through Aug. 24, 2020. Click here to learn more regarding eligibility and how to apply.

To communicate the interests and protect the rights of athletes, in cooperative support of the USOPC achieving its mission.

AAC Mission Statement

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