High Performance

Athletes are selected to USA Boxing’s High Performance Team in accordance with USA Boxing’s Athlete selection procedures, which can be found HERE: https://www.teamusa.org/usa-boxing/high-performance/athlete-selection-procedures

Once a boxer is selected to a USA Boxing High Performance Team, all flights, housing, meals, and transportation are covered by USA Boxing for any High Performance training camp and/or international competition that he or she is selected for.

In addition, boxers may be eligible for other High Performance benefits, as outlined in the table below:

Benefit

Elite

Youth

Junior

International Competitions

X

X

High Performance Training Camps

X

X

X

National Team Apparel

X

X

X

*Elite Athlete Health Insurance

X

 

 

*Financial Support/Stipends

X

 

 

Medal Bonuses

X

X

 

Athlete Career & Education Benefits

X

 

 

*Monthly stipends and Elite Athlete Health Insurance will be awarded to the number one ranked boxer in each Olympic weight division who is selected to the Elite High Performance Squad based on USA Boxing’s Athlete Selection Procedures. The following table details USA Boxing’s Tiered Athlete Funding, based on performance markers met at international competitions:

USA Boxing Direct Athlete Support

Tiered Funding System for Elite National Team Members in Olympic Weight Classes

Tier

Performance Marker

Base Stipend

Performance Marker Bonus

Medal Bonus

Olympic Podium

Olympic Medalist

$2,917-$5,000/month

$500/month

TBD

Podium - Gold

World Championships Gold Medalist

$3,333/month

$500/month

TBD

Podium - Silver

World Championships Silver Medalist

$2,917/month

$500/month

TBD

Podium - Bronze

World Championships Bronze Medalist

$2,500/month

$500/month

TBD

Olympian

Returning Olympian

$2,500/month

$500/month

TBD

World Class

World Championships Top 8 or Continental Championships Gold/Silver

$1,667/month

$500/month

TBD

National

High Performance Team Member in Olympic Weight

$1,000/month

$500/month

TBD

 

Other notes to consider regarding athlete benefits:

  • International Competition: Events as determined by USA Boxing and IBA.
  • High Performance Training Camps: Training camps throughout the year at the Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO.
  • Apparel: Exclusive team apparel, which may include tops, bottoms, shoes, boxing boots, etc.
  • Medal Bonuses: Elite and youth boxers that hit certain performance markers at major international competitions may be eligible to receive medal bonus funding.

ACE: The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee's Athlete Career and Education (ACE) program serves and empowers active and retired Team USA athletes in their pursuit of personal, educational and professional success. ACE connects Team USA to a trusted community of athletes, employers, mentors, career coaches and resources to inspire confidence, self-discovery, personal and professional growth and well-being. Additional information can be found at: https://www.teamusa.org/athlete-career-and-education-program